By Tendai Guvamombe

“African Christian Council International(ACCI) is the first international christian body to ever evolve from Africa,” President Mnangagwa said in a speech at the momentous launch of the Zimbabwean Chapter recently held in Kadoma.

The momentous occasion had a befitting ceremony following the grant launch held in Mozambique Maputo sometime in January this year.

However, the Zimbabwean Chapter gripped the attention of the President and Government officials who took to celebrate Arch Bishop Dr. Johannes Ndanga’s religious prowess in becoming the Grant President of the international christian body.

Among the dignitaries who graced the occasion incude Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, Minister for Mashonaland West Provincial Affairs Mary Mliswa, Deputy Minister of Information Kindness Paradza and Kadoma Legislator Evangelis Haritatosi.

On the Christian bench were heads of many indigenous churches mainly Arch Bishops who were conferred with prestigious awards by the President.

Arch Bishop Mutendi and Arch Bishop Paul Mwazha are some of the Christian heads who were honored in their contributions to pioneer indigenous churches in Zimbabwe.

This was superseded with the Ordination of all Bishops across Indigenous Christian Sects.

“I am thankful to all the servants of the Lord, Bishops, Prophets, Apostles, and Teachers of the Word for remaining true and playing your honest part in uniting churches under the banner of African Christian Council International. The scope and reach of your organization particularly among Africans Churches across the continent places the weight responsibility on you to coordinate and lead African Churches towards the realization of our collective aspirations and the will of the African people. The African Union Agenda 2063 and in particular Pan Africanism, as well as women and youth empowerment must be your source of inspiration,” says the President Emerson Mnangagwa.

The President also reiterated that ACCI founding principles are in sink with Pan African values in various areas of developmental aspects.

African Christian Council International(ACCI) is represented in all five(5) continents of the World and will be instrumental in various issues of development on behalf of Christian institutions.