CCZ appoints new General Secretary

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has appointed Father Emmanuel Yona Chikoya as the new Secretary General effective 1st August, 2017.

Announcing the appointment of Fr Chikoya, CCZ President Bishop Dr Alfred Kalembo said Fr Chikoya brings to the organization valuable ecumenical and interfaith experience and the council was confident that he will execute his new responsibilities with diligence.

“We look forward to work with Fr Chikoya in his new capacity” Dr Kalembo said.

Until his appointment Fr Chikoya was the Resident City Canon at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, Zambia. He holders a Master’s Degree in Theology and was ordained to the Diaconate in 2001 and to Priesthood in 2002.

Fr Chikoya served as Chaplain at the Christian Centre, University of Zambia on behalf of the Council of Churches in Zambia from 2004 to 2006.

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