Edgar Mbwembwe

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BornEdgar Nyasha Mbwembwe
NationalityZimbabwe

Edgar Nyasha Mbwembwe is a Zimbabwean politician and a member of ZANU-PF. He is the member of parliament for Chikomba East constituency and the former Minister of Tourism, Environment and Hospitality Industry.

Career

Edgar Mbwembwe was re-elected as the member of parliament for Chikomba East in July 2013.[1] When Ray Kaukonde was ousted as chairperson of Mashonaland East, Mbwembwe entered the race to succeed him against other Zanu-Pf bigwigs such as Joel Biggie Matiza and Aeneas Chigwedere. Mbwembwe lost to Matiza who was then Minister of State for Provincial Affairs in Mashonaland East before being replaced by Retired Brigadier-General Ambrose Mutinhiri.[2] On September 11, 2015, Mbwembwe was sworn in as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Farm Dispute

Stephen Worsick,a Marondera white farmer is alleged to have reported Minister Mbwembwe for threatening to take the farm Worsick resides on and claims he was issued by the government.The farmer is reported to have gone with the matter to the High Court of Zimbabwe seeking a protection order.[3]


References

  1. No Christmas break for MPs, Daily News, Published: December 23, 2012, Retrieved: September 11, 2015,
  2. Most recent minister to be fired by President Mugabe speaks out, My Zimbabwe, Published: July 8, 2015, Retrieved: September 11, 2015
  3. Charles Laiton (July 12 , 2017). "Farmer seeks out protection from minister". News Day. Retrieved October 10, 2017. Check date values in: |date= (help)Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css has no content.