James Maridadi is a Zimbabwean politician currently serving under the MDC-T party. He was elected into parliament in July 2013 to represent Mabvuku Constituency. He is a former radio disc jockey and was regarded as one of the best in his day.

James Maridadi
James Maridadi
Born James Maridadi
January 11, 1967
Harare
Nationality Zimbabwean
Citizenship Zimbabwe
Occupation Politician
Known for Being a Member of Parliament
Political party MDC-T
Spouse(s) Sarah Lifa
Children Tariro Sandra Maridadi, Shamiso Brenda Maridadi, Munyaradzi Maridadi and James Jnr Maridadi
Parent(s) Mapira Maridadi and Esnath Maridadi

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Background

James Maridadi was born on 1 November 1967 in a family of six. He is married to Sarah Lifa and they have four children; Tariro Sandra Maridadi, Shamiso Brenda Maridadi, Munyaradzi Maridadi and James Jnr Maridadi.[1] He was born to Mapira Maridadi and Esnath Maradadi.[2]

Education

James Maridadi attended Mabvuku Secondary School for his O level Education then attended Churchill Boys High for his A level studies.[1] He has a PhD in Public Management candidate with Leeds Metropolitan University.[1]

Academic Qualifications

General career

James Maridadi is famously known for his stint on as a radio presenter/producer from 1992 to 2000 on Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation's then Radio 3, now Power FM where he was known as 'J-Touch'.[1][2][3] He also presented Coke on the Beat with Patricia Mabviko. From 2000 to 2004 he was Senior Manager for Corporate Communication & Investor Relations at Trust Bank.[1] He later worked for the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority Holdings from 2004 to 2009 as General Manager.[1]

Political career

He joined the Movement for Democratic Change MDC-T at its formation in 1999.[1] After opting for voluntary retrenchment at Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority Holdings,[3] he joined the then Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's Office from 2009 to 2011, where he served as Chief Spokesperson and Deputy Director of Information.[1][3]



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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 James Maridadi, Parliament of Zimbabwe, Published: Date Not Given, Retrieved: July 13, 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 James Maridadi disowns father who neglected him, "Zimbabwe News Nertwork", Published: August 22, 2010, Retrieved: July 13, 2015
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Maridadi: From radio DJ to legislator, "Standard", Published: November 24, 2013, Retrieved: July 13, 2015 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Standard" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Standard" defined multiple times with different content