The National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) is one of the five Independent Commissions supporting democracy. It was established in terms of Chapter 12, Part 6, and Section 251 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act, 2013. It was operationalised through the promulgation of the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission, Act (Chapter 10:32). This is the Inaugural Annual Report of the NPRC.
Members of the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission
The NPRC has nine Commissioners, four females and five males. Seven of the eight Commissioners were sworn into office on 24 February 2016 whilst the eighth was sworn in on the 7th July 2016. The current Chairman, Retired Justice Selo Masole Nare was appointed on 1 March 2018. He replaced Advocate Cyril Ndebele who passed away in October 2016. The appointment of the current Chairperson consolidated the structure of the Commission.