Dzikamai joined ZimRights as the Team Leader in January 2020. Prior to joining ZimRights, was the Programmes Coordinator at the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) and the Coordinator of the National Transitional Justice Working Group (NTJWG).
Since 2009, he has worked in the area of policy advocacy, human rights research and transitional justice. Before joining the Forum, he has worked as a Magistrate in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second capital city. He holds Bachelors’ degrees in History and Law. In 2011, he was awarded a scholarship to read for a Masters Degree in Conflict Transformation which he completed in 2012 at the World Peace Academy in Switzerland under the mentorship of Prof. Johan Galtung, the founder of the discipline of peace studies. In 2015, he was selected to participate in the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation’s Transitional Justice in Africa Fellowship. In 2016, he participated in the Mandela School’s Leading in Public Life Fellowship hosted at the University of Cape town. In 2017, he participated in the Young African Leaders Initiative’s Mandela Washington Fellowship at the Presidential Precinct in Virginia. In 2019, he was awarded the Presidential Precinct’s Young Leaders Award. He is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the ZimRights Secretariat.