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Welcome to ROHR Zimbabwe Official Website Not for profit organization. Notarial Deed of Donation and Trust MA 853/2007. Registered in Zimbabwe on 30th August 2007 before Alec Muchadehama- Legal Practitioner of Harare, Zimbabwe.

To contact us please send an e-mail to; – humanrights@rohr-zimbabwe.org OR rohrzimbabwe@yahoo.com.
Alternatively, please call the following numbers; – +447429654465, +447538534375
The affairs of Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe in the UK are currently being run by the NATIONAL (UK CHAPTER) EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.  This is complemented by a standing Secretariat (Coordinating Committee) comprising Paradzai Mapfumo, Phylis Chibanguza and Priscilla Chitsinde. It is assisted by a standing Secretariat which, in essence is a coordinating committee. In addition, there is an advocacy and mentor-ship committee whose role is explained below. Over time, the composition of this committee will naturally change. What is displayed below is the current committee. We strive to update information on this site within a day of any changes having taken place.

ROHR Zimbabwe Board of Trustees as of 10th December 2023
Chairperson – Paradzai Mapfumo (Board tenure w.e.f. 11/02/2014) (Doubling up as Coordinator / International Director)
Secretary – Edgar Chikuvire(Board tenure w.e.f. 30/07/2007) (Founder)
Treasurer – Delina Mutyambizi (Board tenure w.e.f. 23/06/2018)
Spokesperson – Panyika Anselm Karimanzira (Board tenure w.e.f. 11/02/2014)
Board Member – Billie Nedie (Board tenure w.e.f. 27/03/2020)

ROHR Zimbabwe U.K. Chapter Executive Committee as of 10th December 2023
Chairperson – Vongayi Mufara w.e.f. 19/08/2023
Vice Chairperson – Vacant
Secretary  – Alvina Chibhamu w.e.f. 27/09/2021
Deputy Secretary – Vacant
Secretary for Information and Publicity – Michelle Nokuthaba Mpofu w.e.f. 06.09.2023
Deputy Secretary for Information and Publicity – Basil Kamombe w.e.f. 10.12.2023
Organizing Secretary – Nontokozo Malaba Ncube w.e.f. 06.09.2023
Treasurer – Grace Makoni
Fundraiser – Vengai Mutsawu –  w.e.f. 29/04/2022

The U.K. Chapter Executive Committee is the organ that runs the affairs of Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe in the UK. This Committee currently comprises of the following members:- Vongayi Mufara (Chairperson), Vice Chairperson (Vacant), Alvina Chibhamu (Secretary), Deputy Secretary (Vacant), Michelle Nokuthaba Mpofu (Secretary for Information & Publicity), Nontokozo Malaba Ncube (Organizing Secretary), Grace Makoni (Treasurer) and Vengai Mutsawu (Fundraiser).

It will be assisted by a standing Secretariat which, in essence is a Coordinating Committee.
In addition, there is an Advocacy & Mentorship Committee which is at the disposal of the UK Chapter Executive Committee for assistance as and when required.

ROHR Zimbabwe Midlands Branch Executive Committee as of 10th December 2023
Chairperson
  – Tafadzwa Chivaura w.e.f. 01/10/2023.
Secretary  – Nina Mutepfa w.e.f. 01/10/2023.
Information & Publicity Secretary  – Michelle Nokuthaba Mpofu w.e.f. 01/10/2023.
Organizing Secretary  – Vacant
Treasurer – Marian Mangani w.e.f. 01/10/2023.
Committee Members – Grace Makoni, Weston Mupfururirwa, Shamiso Bhobho, Mpho Kimberly Ndhlovu w.e.f. 01/10/2023.
Fundraiser – Robert Kamanga w.e.f. 01/10/2023.

ROHR Zimbabwe North Branch Executive Committee as of 10th December 2023
Chairperson – Vengai Mutsawu
Vice Chairperson – Nontokozo Malaba Ncube
Secretary – Greatman Makipa w.e.f. 25/10/2023.
Deputy Secretary – Alsharndrah Keisha Green w.e.f. 25/10/2023.
Information & Publicity Secretary – Petronella Mahachi
Deputy Information & Publicity Secretary – Basil Kamombe w.e.f. 25/10/2023.
Organizing Secretary – Ronald Mutumbi w.e.f. 25/10/2023.
Deputy Organizing Secretary – Vacant
Treasurer – Mavis Harrison Tshuma w.e.f. 15.07.2023.
Fundraiser – Xoliso Sithole w.e.f. 15.07.2023.

ROHR Scotland Branch Executive Committee as of 10th December 2023
Chairperson – Alvina Chibhamu (w.e.f. 27/02/2021) (was Secretary in previous Committee)
Vice Chairperson – Olivia Chamboko (w.e.f. 27/02/2021) (was Chairperson in previous Committee)
Secretary – Malvern Dengu (w.e.f. 29/05/2022)
Information & Publicity Secretary – Edineth Mtengwa (w.e.f. 25/10/2023)
Organizing Secretary – Vongayi Mufara (w.e.f. 20/07/2019)
Treasurer – Harriet Ndlovu (was Deputy Treasurer in previous Committee)
Deputy Treasurer – Abigail Wadzanayi Chidavayenzi (was Treasurer in previous Committee)

ROHR Zimbabwe South Branch Executive Committee as of 10th December 2023
Chairperson – Tabani Muleya –nee – Dube (w.e.f. 11/11/2020)
Secretary – Shalom Zinzile Gunda (w.e.f. 27/02/2021)
Information & Publicity Secretary – Sheilla Mironga (w.e.f. 11/11/2020)
Organizing Secretary – Racqueline Changunda (w.e.f. 09/04/2023)
Treasurer – Laina Murape (w.e.f. 11/11/2020)

Coordinating Sub-Committee
Head – Paradzai Mapfumo
Coordinator Midlands – Phylis Chibanguza
Coordinator South – Vacant
Coordinator North – Vacant
Coordinator Scotland & Ireland – Vacant

Advocacy & Mentorship Sub-Committee w.e.f. 09/07/2016
The following committed senior members of the UK Chapter of ROHR Zimbabwe have been assigned dual advocacy and mentorship roles by the UK based contingent of the Board of Trustees. On the one hand they will focus on promoting our human rights cause (including promoting the networking aspect of our objectives) and our brand whilst on the other hand they will assist the UK Chapter Executive Committee with the running of the affairs of the organization in the UK as and when required. Please note that, this is a sub-committee set up by and answerable to the Board of Trustees.Whilst this dual role is within an ad-hoc context it is hoped that it will evolve into a permanent part of our organizational setup;-

The Advocacy & Mentorship Sub-Committee members are;-
Silvanos Mudzvova
Pythias Makonese
Billie Nedie
Delina Mutyambizi
Lilian Tinashe Nleya
Tsungirirai Kahiya
Wellington Rupere
Anyway Mungoyo
Mary Chabvamuperu
Denis Chikozhero Sibanda
Ronald Oputeri

Information & Publicity Sub-Committee
Panyika Anselm Karimanzira – Overall Head plus Editorial
Michelle Nokuthaba Mpofu – UK Chapter Head plus Editorial w.e.f. 01/10/2023
Vongayi Mufara – Regional Secretary Scotland plus Editorial (w.e.f. 16.08.2020)
Basil Kamombe – Editorial
Tsungirirayi Kahiya– Roving & Networking committee member
Petronella Mahachi – Regional Secretary North plus Editorial
Pythias Makonese – Regional Secretary South plus Editorial
Anesu Mutyambizi – Editorial
Shingirayi Kandi– Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 12.08.2020)
Lilian Tinashe Nleya – Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 31.03.2022)
Nontokozo Malaba Ncube – Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 30.10.2021)
Magadaline (Maggy) Moyo– Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 31.03.2022)
Malvern Dengu – Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 30.10.2021)
Racqueline Changunda – Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 09.04.2023)

Notes

  1. The ultimate responsibility for all Information & Publicity lies with the International Spokesperson
  2. The responsibility for Information & Publicity for UK – Chapter lies with the Secretary & Spokesperson – UK.
  3. All the Regional Secretaries are answerable to the Secretary & Spokesperson – UK
  4. The Secretary & Spokesperson-UK is (except in in exceptional circumstances) a member of the National Executive Committee of the UK Chapter or such other committee responsible for the running of the affairs of the UK Chapter of ROHR Zimbabwe.
  5. Media liaison for any event may be delegated to any member of this sub-committee by either the International Spokesperson or the Secretary & Spokesperson – UK.
  6. The manning of the website(s) may be shared between the International Spokesperson and the Secretary & Spokesperson – UK.
  7. The manning of social media platforms (e.g. Facebook page(s), Twitter handle(s), You Tube channel(s), Flickr photostream etc may be shared amongst all members of this sub-committee.
  8. The manning of the BlogSpot(s) may be shared amongst all members of this sub-committee.
  9. Any member of the Board of Trustees may play a superintendence role in any of the duties/functions summarised above as and when the need arises.

Constitution Coordinating Sub-Committee (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Panyika Anselm Karimanzira – Chairperson (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Vongayi Mufara – Vice Chairperson  – (w.e.f. 19/08/2023)
Alvina Chibhamu – Secretary (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Shingayi Kandi – Deputy Secretary (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Paradzai Mapfumo – Ex Officio (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Edgar Chikuvire – Ex Officio (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Delina Mutyambizi – Ex Officio (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Billie Nedie – Ex Officio (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)

This committee was set up at a joint teleconference meeting of the Board of Trustees and the UK Chapter Executive Committee on 1st March 2020.
This is part of efforts to look into the matter of a possible Constitution for ROHR Zimbabwe.
This Committee is responsible for coordinating the exercise of crafting the Constitution of ROHR Zimbabwe.
This Committee does not have the final say in the Constitution. The Committee will draft a Constitution based on ideas from amongst themselves as well as from all ROHR members willing to contribute. This committee will consult as broadly as possible.
This committee may need to make recommendations to the Board of Trustees for necessary amendments to the Deed of Trust & Donation, one of which would be to provide for a Constitution or Constitutions in the Deed.
The final draft of the Constitution will be presented to members of ROHR Zimbabwe for adoption before it becomes an official governance document of ROHR Zimbabwe.
This committee is Chaired by Panyika Anselm Karimanzira. Ms Alvina Chibhamu and Mr Shingirayi Kandi are Secretary and Deputy Secretary respectively. Other members of this committee are Ex Officio (by virtue of being members of the Board of Trustees). They are Paradzai Mapfumo, Edgar Chikuvire, Delina Mutyambizi and Billie Nedie.

Human Rights Violations Monitoring Sub-Committee as of 21st October 2023
Vongayi Mufara – Chairperson & Secretary – (w.e.f. 19/08/2023)
Lilian Nleya – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Vongayi Mufara – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Alvina Chibhamu – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Karen Nhakaniso – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Nontokozo Malaba Ncube – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Vengai Mutsawu – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Shingirai Kandi – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)

This committee was set up at a joint teleconference meeting of the Board of Trustees and the UK Chapter Executive Committee on 5th June 2020.
It is tasked with researching, verifying, recording and compiling all instances of human riots violations perpetrated by the State agencies in Zimbabwe since President Emmerson Mnangagwa assumed office in November 2017. Other contributors / participants who are non-ROHR Zimbabwe members include Paul Westwood.

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ROHR Zimbabwe Board of Trustees as at 29th May 2022
Chairperson – Paradzai Mapfumo (Board tenure w.e.f. 11/02/2014) (Doubling up as Coordinator / International Director)
Secretary – Edgar Chikuvire(Board tenure w.e.f. 30/07/2007) (Founder)
Treasurer – Delina Mutyambizi (Board tenure w.e.f. 23/06/2018)
Spokesperson – Panyika Anselm Karimanzira (Board tenure w.e.f. 11/02/2014)
Board Member – Billie Nedie (Board tenure w.e.f. 27/03/2020)

ROHR Zimbabwe U.K. Chapter Executive Committee as at 22nd June 2023
Chairperson – Vacant w.e.f. 22/06/2023
Vice Chairperson – Thabani Muleya Dube  w.e.f. 29/04/2022
Secretary  – Alvina Chibhamu w.e.f. 27/09/2021
Deputy Secretary – Malvern Dengu w.e.f. 29/04/2022
Secretary for Information and Publicity – Vongayi Mufara w.e.f. 16.08.2020
Organizing Secretary – Lilian Tinashe Nleya w.e.f. 09/08/2019
Treasurer – Grace Makoni
Fundraiser – Vengai Mutsawu –  w.e.f. 29/04/2022

The U.K. Chapter Executive Committee is the organ that runs the affairs of Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe in the UK. This Committee currently comprises of the following members:- Chairperson – Vacant, Thabani Muleya Dube (Vice Chairperson), Alvina Chibhamu (Secretary), Malvern Dengu (Deputy Secretary), Vongayi Mufara (Secretary for Information & Publicity), Lilian Tinashe Nleya (Organizing Secretary), Grace Makoni(Treasurer) and Vengai Mutsawu (Fundraiser).

It will be assisted by a standing Secretariat which, in essence is a Coordinating Committee.
In addition, there is an Advocacy & Mentorship Committee which is at the disposal of the UK Chapter Executive Committee for assistance as and when required.

ROHR Zimbabwe Midlands Branch Executive Committee as at 24th March 2023 (Desolved)
Chairperson
  – Vacant w.e.f. 24/03/2023.
Secretary  – Vacant w.e.f. 24/03/2023.
Information & Publicity Secretary  – Vacant w.e.f. 24/03/2023.
Organizing Secretary  – Vacant w.e.f. 24/03/2023.
Treasurer – Vacant w.e.f. 24/03/2023.
Fundraiser – Vacant w.e.f. 24/03/2023.

ROHR Zimbabwe North Branch Executive Committee as at 15th July 2023
Chairperson – Vengai Mutsawu
Vice Chairperson – Nontokozo Malaba Ncube
Secretary – Vacant
Deputy Secretary – Vacant
Information & Publicity Secretary – Petronella Mahachi
Organizing Secretary – Vacant
Deputy Organizing Secretary – Vacant
Treasurer – Mavis Harrison Tshuma w.e.f. 15.07.2023 (Was Deputy Organising Secretary in the previous committee)
Fundraiser – Xoliso Sithole w.e.f. 15.07.2023

ROHR Scotland Branch Executive Committee as at 29th May 2022
Chairperson – Alvina Chibhamu (w.e.f. 27/02/2021) (was Secretary in previous Committee)
Vice Chairperson – Olivia Chamboko (w.e.f. 27/02/2021) (was Chairperson in previous Committee)
Secretary – Malvern Dengu (w.e.f. 29/05/2022)
Information & Publicity Secretary – Thenjiwe Ndlovu (w.e.f. 18/07/2020)
Organizing Secretary – Vongayi Mufara (w.e.f. 20/07/2019)
Treasurer – Harriet Ndlovu (was Deputy Treasurer in previous Committee)
Deputy Treasurer – Abigail Wadzanayi Chidavayenzi (was Treasurer in previous Committee)

ROHR Zimbabwe South Branch Executive Committee as at 30th March 2021
Chairperson – Tabani Muleya –nee – Dube (w.e.f. 11/11/2020)
Secretary – Shalom Zinzile Gunda (w.e.f. 27/02/2021)
Information & Publicity Secretary – Sheilla Mironga (w.e.f. 11/11/2020)
Organizing Secretary – Vacant
Treasurer – Laina Murape (w.e.f. 11/11/2020)

Coordinating Sub-Committee
Head – Paradzai Mapfumo
Coordinator Midlands – Phylis Chibanguza
Coordinator South – Priscilla Chitsinde
Coordinator North – TBA

Advocacy & Mentorship Sub-Committee w.e.f. 09/07/2016
The following committed senior members of the UK Chapter of ROHR Zimbabwe have been assigned dual advocacy and mentorship roles by the UK based contingent of the Board of Trustees. On the one hand they will focus on promoting our human rights cause (including promoting the networking aspect of our objectives) and our brand whilst on the other hand they will assist the UK Chapter Executive Committee with the running of the affairs of the organization in the UK as and when required. Please note that, this is a sub-committee set up by and answerable to the Board of Trustees. Whilst this dual role is within an ad-hoc context it is hoped that it will evolve into a permanent part of our organizational setup;-

The Advocacy & Mentorship Sub-Committee members are;-
Silvanos Mudzvova
Pythias Makonese
Billie Nedie
Delina Mutyambizi
Wellington Rupere
Anyway Mungoyo
Mary Chabvamuperu
Denis Chikozhero Sibanda
Ronald Oputeri

Information & Publicity Sub-Committee
Panyika Anselm Karimanzira – Head plus Editorial
Vongayi Mufara – Regional Secretary Scotland plus Editorial (w.e.f. 16.08.2020)
Tsungirirayi Kahiya– Roving & Networking committee member
Petronella Mahachi – Regional Secretary North plus Editorial
Pythias Makonese – Regional Secretary South plus Editorial
Anesu Mutyambizi – Editorial
Shingirayi Kandi– Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 12.08.2020)
Lilian Tinashe Nleya – Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 31.03.2022)
Nontokozo Malaba Ncube – Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 30.10.2021)
Magadaline (Maggy) Moyo– Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 31.03.2022)
Nicolate Gwati – Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 31.03.2022)
Malvern Dengu – Roving & Networking committee member (w.e.f. 30.10.2021)

Notes

  1. The ultimate responsibility for all Information & Publicity lies with the International Spokesperson
  2. The responsibility for Information & Publicity for UK – Chapter lies with the Secretary & Spokesperson – UK.
  3. All the Regional Secretaries are answerable to the Secretary & Spokesperson – UK
  4. The Secretary & Spokesperson-UK is (except in in exceptional circumstances) a member of the National Executive Committee of the UK Chapter or such other committee responsible for the running of the affairs of the UK Chapter of ROHR Zimbabwe.
  5. Media liaison for any event may be delegated to any member of this sub-committee by either the International Spokesperson or the Secretary & Spokesperson – UK.
  6. The manning of the website(s) may be shared between the International Spokesperson and the Secretary & Spokesperson – UK.
  7. The manning of social media platforms (e.g. Facebook page(s), Twitter handle(s), You Tube channel(s), Flickr photostream etc may be shared amongst all members of this sub-committee.
  8. The manning of the BlogSpot(s) may be shared amongst all members of this sub-committee.
  9. Any member of the Board of Trustees may play a superintendence role in any of the duties / functions summarised above as and when the need arises.

Constitution Coordinating Sub-Committee (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Panyika Anselm Karimanzira – Chairperson (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Alvina Chibhamu – Secretary (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Shingayi Kandi – Deputy Secretary (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Paradzai Mapfumo – Ex Officio (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Edgar Chikuvire – Ex Officio (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Delina Mutyambizi – Ex Officio (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)
Billie Nedie – Ex Officio (w.e.f. 01/03/2020)

This committee was set up at a joint teleconference meeting of the Board of Trustees and the UK Chapter Executive Committee on 1st March 2020.
This is part of efforts to look into the matter of a possible Constitution for ROHR Zimbabwe.
This Committee is responsible for coordinating the exercise of crafting the Constitution of ROHR Zimbabwe.
This Committee does not have the final say in the Constitution. The Committee will draft a Constitution based on ideas from amongst themselves as well as from all ROHR members willing to contribute. This committee will consult as broadly as possible.
This committee may need to make recommendations to the Board of Trustees for necessary amendments to the Deed of Trust & Donation, one of which would be to provide for a Constitution or Constitutions in the Deed.
The final draft of the Constitution will be presented to members of ROHR Zimbabwe for adoption before it becomes an official governance document of ROHR Zimbabwe.
This committee is Chaired by Panyika Anselm Karimanzira. Ms Alvina Chibhamu and Mr Shingirayi Kandi are Secretary and Deputy Secretary respectively. Other members of this committee are Ex Officio (by virtue of being members of the Board of Trustees). They are Paradzai Mapfumo, Edgar Chikuvire, Delina Mutyambizi and Billie Nedie.

Human Rights Violations Monitoring Sub-Committee as at 12th September 2021 
Nicolate Gwati – Chairperson & Secretary – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Lilian Nleya – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Vongayi Mufara – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Alvina Chibhamu – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Karen Nhakaniso – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Nontokozo Malaba Ncube – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Vengai Mutsawu – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)
Shingirai Kandi – (w.e.f. 05/06/2020)

This committee was set up at a joint teleconference meeting of the Board of Trustees and the UK Chapter Executive Committee on 5th June 2020. It is tasked with researching, verifying, recording and compiling all instances of human riots violations perpetrated by the State agencies in Zimbabwe since President Emmerson Mnangagwa assumed office in November 2017. Other contributors / participants who are non-ROHR Zimbabwe members include Paul Westwood.