Over the past three decades many Zimbabweans have been subjected to politically motivated violence, and a constant feature has been the lack of political will on the part of government to address the demand for justice by the affected parties. Arguably, this failure of the government to provide effective processes of redress, as well as its inability to implement measures that inhibit further conflicts, has created a gap in terms of peacebuilding in Zimbabwe. Drawing from the peacebuilding discourse this research explores how indigenous mechanisms for justice could complement or supplant the inadequacies of the national transitional justice and reconciliation processes in Zimbabwe. Through a qualitative ethnographic case study, the research examines indigenous mechanisms for justice in two local communities, namely, Buhera and Mudzi districts. A triangulation approach is adopted in the form of archival studies, interviews, participant observation and focus groups; in order to enrich the research output.