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  • Affiliation: Zanu-PF
  • Chamber: Senate
  • Constituency: Mash East
  • Gender: Male








Gender                        : Male


Date of Birth   :30 \ 03 \ 1944


Place of Birth :Marowa Village, Chihota, Marondera


Title                 : Dr


Status                : Married


House              : Senate



Contact Details


 Home Address:31Honeybear Lane




Cell Number    :0712800034, 0772 437 660


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Academic Qualifications (institutions attended and qualifications attained)


Primary: Chivake Primary School   

                Sub A to Standard 3

                Mahusekwa School Standard 4

               Waddilove Institution Standard 5  

                  and 6


Secondary       :Goromonzi Secondary    

                       School Form 1 – Form 3


Tertiary/ Univesrity

Ø  MB ChB :  University of Lund, Sweden.

Ø  Diploma in Tropical Medicine: Karolinska Institute, Stockholm Sweden




Any other Forms of Training


Military Training Chimoio, Mozambique



Parliamentary Career

Ø  Member of National Assembly 1980 – 2015

Ø  Member of Senate 2015 – 2018

Ø  Re-elected in 2018


Political History

Ø  Expelled from Goromonzi on 27 June 1961 for political activities against the Smith Regime.

Ø  Refused to be taught by white teachers who were in the Rhodesian Police Reserve which was notorious for suppressing black people. Left the country on 27 December 1961 and got a scholarship to study in Czechoslovakian March 1962.

Ø  Left Checkoslovia for Sweden in 1964. Completed Secondary Education and studied Medicine at Lund University.

Ø  Left Sweden to work as Senior House Officer, Department of Surgery, University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka Zambia 1975-1976.  

Ø  Joined the Chimurenga war in Mozambique 1977 as Deputy Secretary for Health.

Ø  Was active in the mobilization of support for Chimurenga both as a Student leader and ZANU PF representative in Sweden.

Ø  Member of ZANU PF Politburo.


Career in General

Ø  Minister of Lands, Resettlement and Rural Development (April 1980 – 23 February 1982)

Ø  Minister of State for Defence (1982 – January 1984

Ø  Minister of Health (January 1984 – January 1988)

Ø  Minister of State Security (January 1988 – 2000)

Ø  Minister of Mines and Energy (8 August 2001 – 24 August 2001)

Ø  Minister of Defence(August 2001 – February 2009)

Ø  Minister of State Security (February 2009 – 31 July 2013)

Ø  Minister of Defence (11 September 2013 – November 2017)

Ø  Senator (30 July 2018-  2023)


Areas of Interest

Ø  Politics

Ø  Sports

Ø  Healthy promotion

Ø  Socio Economic Development of Zimbabwe