1932 – Born on June 25th in Mhondoro, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean Catholic clergyman.
1965 – Ordained as a priest and was assigned to be the Priest of Salisbury, Zimbabwe.
1972 – Appointed as the Auxiliary Bishop of Salisbury, Zimbabwe and Titular Bishop of Rucuma.
– He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop for Harare, before his episcopal ordination on January 14th.
1973 – Ordained as a bishop and was assigned to be the Bishop of Rucuma.
1976 – Appointed as the Archbishop of Salisbury, Zimbabwe.
– Chakaipa was appointed Archbishop of Salisbury, following the resignation of Archbishop Francis William Markall, SJ.
2003 – He became the Archbishop of Harare, Zimbabwe.
– Died on April 8th.