Daniel Garwe

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Daniel Garwe
Political partyZanu-PF

Daniel Garwe is a Zimbabwean politician and Member of Parliament for Murehwa North Constituency, he is a member of Zanu PF.

Personal Details

Marriage: Garwe's wife Pedzisai Miriam Lilliethy Garwe filed for divorce in 2018. In her High Court application she said their marriage was on the rocks.

During the subsistence of their marriage the couple conducted family businesses through and held family assets in family companies and family trusts namely; Planet Building Contractors (Pvt) Ltd, Hastream Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd, Macheke Motors (Pvt) Ltd t/a Sebakwe Range Farm, Kudakawashe and Tafadzwa Garwe Family Trust.

On 15 June 2018, Miriam obtained a court order under case no. HC 4882/18 against Daniel Garwe. That order, inter alia, interdicted Miriam from taking, removing and or in any way disposing of any of the assets held under the family companies and Family Trust; and ordered Daniel Garwe to return forthwith all the assets he removed from Subdivision D of Rhodesdale, Sebakwe of Subdivision A of Rhodesdale and Remainder of Xmas of Subdivision A of Rhodesdale also known as Sebakwe Range Farm and Planet. [1]

Garwe was jailed for two months for resisting an order stopping him from stripping two farms in Harare and Mvuma, pending divorce at the high court. Silvia Chirawu-Mugomba heard the matter and found Garwe in contempt of court. She said Garwe deserved censure.

She imposed a 60-day imprisonment wholly suspended on condition that he complied with the court order. [2]

School / Education

No information was found on his Junior or High School, or any tertiary education.

Political Career

In the 2013 Elections, (see A History of Zimbabwean Elections) Murehwa North returned to Parliament:

  • Tendayi Makunde of Zanu PF with 8 733 votes or 47.81 percent,
  • Daniel Garwe, Independent, with 6 741 votes or 36.91 percent,
  • Langton Matuku of MDC–T with 2 141 votes or 11.72 percent,
  • Andrea Katumba of MDC–N with 443 votes or 2.43 percent,
  • 1 other with 207 votes or 1.13 percent.

Total 18 265 votes

Garwe contested in the 2018 Harmonised Elections and won resoundingly with 16,681 votes. He was appointed Minister of National Housing and Social Amenities in 2019.

Following the 23-24 August 2023 elections, President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced his new cabinet on 11 September 2023. The Minister of National Housing and Social Amenities was Daniel Garwe with deputy Yeukai Simbanegavi. [3]


  1. HH 408-18 PEDZISAI MIRIAM LILLIETHY GARWE versus DANIEL GARWE, Veritas Zimbabwe, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: January 22, 2021
  2. Fidelis Munyoro, Murehwa North MP Garwe jailed 2 months, The Herald, Published: October 18, 2018, Retrieved: January 22, 2021
  3. President Mnangagwa Has Announced The New Cabinet, Pindula, Published: 11 September 2023, Retrieved: 12 September 2023

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