Cain Ginyitshe Mathema is the Minister of State for Matebeleland North ,a writer, Zimbabwean politician and member of the ZANU-PF party. He is the former Minister of Welfare Services for War Veterans, War Collaborators and Former Political Detainees. Mathema is a former ambassador.

Cain Mathema
Cain Mathema
Born Cain Ginyitshe Mathema
January 25, 1947
Nationality Zimbabwe
  • Minister of State for Matebeleland North
Employer Government of Zimbabwe
Political party Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front
Spouse(s) Bathabetsoe Nare (2016 to present)
Former: Musa Ncube


Political Career

Cain Mathema joined ZIPRA in 1968. He was Member of Parliament and has been Ambassador Governor and Resident Minister for Bulawayo West.


Mathema has authored a number of books including:


Some Articles About Cain Mathema

Zanu PF Candidates Urged To Explain Mnangagwa’s Achievements To Electorate Wed May 16 2018

Interesting facts about the 8 new ministers Wed Oct 11 2017

High Court orders Cain Mathema to repay 000 loan to Agribank Tue Jun 13 2017

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  1. Leopold Munhende, 70-Year-Old Cain Mathema Weds 23-Year-Old Beauty, RadioVOP, Published:23 Dec 2016, Retrieved: 24 Dec 2016
  2. Lindie Whiz Mathema dumped wife for maid, NewZimbabwe, Published:1 October 2009, Retrieved: 24 Dec 2016