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In pursuit of inclusiveness and transparency, a big apostolic church headquartered in Kadoma joined the Federation of Indigenous Churches of Zimbabwe (FICZ), an organization saves the interest of depressed voices of indigenous churches in Zimbabwe.
The church led by a respected man of cloth Bishop Henry Nyathi Chikuwe received a certificate of membership from the board.
The cleric, Bishop Nyathi Chikuwe was later ordained by the president of the Federation of Indigenous Churches of Zimbabwe (FICZ) Bishop Dr Sydney Mabhiza to be one of the organisation’s bishop.
He now sits in the board of the National Bishops Council (NBC).
“I am more than delighted to be part of this organization.
“we are now being recognized by government as a church and I hope our concerns and voice will go far as we contribute to the national discourse of our country through this organization,” said a joyful Bishop Nyathi Chikuwe.
Bishop Chikuwe went on to say that the year 2018 was not that good as it was characterized by a lot of misfortunes from mysterious fires and accidents, the church and the organization he said will continue to pray for such.
“Last year wasn’t easy but as a church we always for the better and we pray that 2018 will be a better year for every member of the society.
“We implore the government for policies and measures they are putting in place like cutting spending to increase budget deficit, it gives us hope that as a country we are headed somewhere.
Women at the same church said they can sustain themselves only if the government can help them with projects that they can start so that they don’t always cry to government. They said they are eager to venture into mining.
Federation of Indigenous Churches of Zimbabwe (FICZ) National chairman Gift Marufu said the church and the organization are impressed by the Governments’ effort in reviving the economy.