Tongai Muzenda is a Zimbabwean politician and a member of Zanu-PF. He is the current Gutu West legislator.

Tongai Muzenda
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Born August 11, 1965
Occupation
  • Politician
Organization Zanu-PF
Known for Being a politician.
Parent(s) Simon Muzenda, Maud Muzenda
Relatives Tsitsi Muzenda

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Background

He was born on 11 August 1965.[1] He is married to Constance and they have two children, a boy and a girl.[2]

Education

Muzenda holds a degree in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe and an MBL from the University of South Africa. While at University of Zimbabwe he was appointed secretary for economics for the Student Representative Council in 1986-7.[2]

Political Career

His rose within the ranks from the cell to becoming deputy chair of the Zanu-PF youth league in Gweru.In 2002 Muzenda relocated to Gutu where he has a farm. He joined Zanu-PF youth structures and was elected deputy secretary for youth in 2003. He tried to contest for the chairperson of the Gutu District Co-ordination Committee but the elections had to be called off after some disputes that led to dissolution of the party’s DCCs.[2]

In 2013 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare before being fired in 2014.[3]

Factionalism

Muzenda was fired from his position as Deputy Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare in 2014 after being accused of attempting to ride on his father’s name for factional interests.[3]



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References

  1. Mr Tongai Muzenda, T.M., MBendi, published: No Date Given, retrieved: August 22, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Tongai Muzenda: It runs in the family, Herald, published: July 9, 2013, retrieved: August 22, 2017
  3. 3.0 3.1 More ministers sacked, Chronicle, published: December 22, 2014, retrieved: August 22, 2017