Tawanda Karombo is a business and financial technology journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe, with over 10 years of experience covering sub-Saharan Africa.
Catholic and other Christian church leaders in Zimbabwe are pressing for dialogue between the president and his political opposition leader to help end the country's political and economic crisis worsened by recent deadly protests over fuel prices.
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Harare, Zimbabwe - Catholic bishops and other church leaders are preparing to play peacemaker roles as disputes between the incumbent ruling party and the opposition intensify.