Edward Chinhanhu is Peace Insight's Local Peacebuilding Expert for Zimbabwe. A peace activist and fellow at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town, he has an MA in Peace and Governance, and also studied for a postgraduate diploma in governance and public policy in the Hague. Edward is a Rotary Peace Fellow of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Latest from Edward Chinhanhu

Tsvangirai’s death brings new hope for Zimbabwean civil society

The death of Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's long-time opposition leader, has left Zimbabwean civil society in limbo - and his party now has to manage a precarious leadership transition ahead of landmark presidential elections. Read more »

28 February 2018

Zimbabwe's civil society sets expectations for the emerging government of President Mnangagwa

As Zimbabweans celebrate the end of an era, the country's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has vowed to serve all citizens. Zimbabwe's civil society responds with a set of expectations and requests for his new government. Read more »

28 November 2017

Zimbabwe in limbo: what’s happening on the ground?

Edward Chinhanhu, our Local Peacebuilding Expert, provides an urgent update on the evolving situation in Zimbabwe. Read more »

16 November 2017

Are the bad times returning to Zimbabwe?

Between 2008 and 2009, Zimbabwe experienced a devastating social, economic and political crisis. Despite an impressive recovery, when Edward Chinhanhu visited Harare recently he found worrying signs that the old crisis was returning. Read more »

25 July 2016

Tradition: building bridges across political divides in Zimbabwe

Traditional practices are being reinforced in Zimbabwe as peacebuilding tools. Edward Chinhanhu reports. Read more »

16 November 2015

Conflict in Zimbabwe: prevention is better than cure

Looking ahead to the next elections, Edward Chinhanhu discusses the prospects for peace and violence in Zimbabwe. Read more »

14 August 2015

Peacebuilding in Zimbabwe: how to build a healing strategy?

Edward Chinhanhu discusses the need for a comprehensive peacebuilding strategy in Zimbabwe. Read more »

18 June 2015