Christian Alliance

Dr Goodwill Shana: Corruption is rife in the church

December 17, 2012
Churches in Bulawayo last Thursday commemorated the World Anti-Corruption Day amid revelations that the church has become the most corrupt entity in Zimbabwe. The belated commemorations started with a city march. Various pastors and church heads joined the rest of the world in condemning corruption.  Among the church leaders present ...

Bulawayo water crisis and prayer

November 21, 2012
Earlier this month, Mayor Thaba Moyo appealed to the churches and Bulawayo residents to pray for the rains ‘because God is the owner of the rains.’  Around that time, the Christian Alliance leader Useni Sibanda spoke about religion and politics in the following terms, “Churches have been hesitant to vote. We want to encourage everyone to ...

Police in clandestine attendance at Christian Alliance-led meeting in Matobo district

November 19, 2012
Two police officers from Kezi, a village in Matobo district of Matabeleland South, interrupted a church gathering at Mabonyane where pastors and the Christian community were commemorating the World Peace Day. The police ordered the congregation to desist from discussing politics. Christian Alliance organised the meeting aimed at discussing means by which pastors ...

Christian Alliance: Bulawayo’s water problems – government policy of marginalisation. Risk to peace

November 15, 2012
A coalition of church organisations have warned government of massive protests in Bulawayo as people revolt against the water crisis being experienced in the country’s second largest city. The water shortages have also caused the closure of several companies, resulting in hundreds of employees being redundant. Christian Alliance, a coalition ...

Christian Alliance warns about Zanu-PF’s draft constitution

September 28, 2012
A group of churches has warned that Zanu-PF’s constitution draft will cause bloodshed if taken to a referendum together with the one that was drafted by a Constitutional Select Committee (Copac). A representative of Christian Alliance, Reverend Useni Sibanda, said it feared the repeatition of the violence that occured during ...

Churches speak out on draft constitution

September 3, 2012
Zimbabwe Christian Alliance, a grouping of churches in the country, says it is concerned with the delays in the finalization of the constitution-making process. ZCA argues the Constitution Parliamentary Committee (COPAC) should waive the second all-stakeholders’ conference and take the supreme law draft to a referendum to avoid further delays. ...

MDC-N meets Church leaders in Bulawayo

November 1, 2011
The Welshman Ncube-led MDC last Thursday met with pastors from across Christian denominations in Bulawayo to brief them on the progress made so far by the inclusive government and to also hear their concerns as religious leaders. Pastor Goodwill Shana, founder and senior pastor of Word of Life International Ministries, ...

Arrests during Harare prayer for peace

April 12, 2011
The police has intervened twice over the past weekend to halt a prayer initiative in Harare, accusing the organizers of holding a political event without  required authorization, reports the Missionary International Service News Agency (MISNA) citing  the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference as a source. Various arrests have taken place. The ...

Increasing violence worries Christian Alliance

February 15, 2011
SW Radio Africa reported that  the Christian Alliance is seeking an urgent meeting with police commissioner Augustine Chihuri. Incidents of intimidation and violence have been escalating across the country, and most recently hundreds of residents from Mbare and Epworth were forced to seek temporary shelter at a church in Glen Norah. ...

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