Fani Munengami
BornFani Munengami
(1972-01-24) January 24, 1972 (age 50)
CitizenshipZimbabwean
Occupation
  • Politician
  • Member of Parliament for Glenview North Constituency
Known forBeing a Councillor and MP for Glenview North
Political partyCitizens' Coalition for Change
Opponent(s)Zanu-PF
Spouse(s)Rutendo Munengami

Fani (Fanuel) Munengami is a Zimbabwean politician and member of Citizens' Coalition for Change. He is the former Member of Parliament for Glenview North.

See Zimbabwe By-elections (March 2022).

Background

Born: 24 January 1972. [1]
Marriage: to Rutendo Munengami who was beaten and raped by 10 armed men in 2003. [2]

Education

After completing his “A” levels; he studied for diplomas in marketing, public relations and advertising. [1]

Service / Career

Munengami was among the first youths that were instrumental in the formation of the MDC in 1999 and in 2000 he was elected as organiser for Glen View district.

In 2002 he was elected a Councillor for the Harare City Council and in 2006 he was chairman for Glen View district. He was elected MP for Glen View North in the 29 March 2008 parliamentary elections. [1] Munengami was elected into office again in 2013 and was appointed into three Parliamentary portfolio committees, namely; Health and Child Care, Mines and Energy and Education, Sports, Arts and Culture. [3]

In 2022, he ran for parliament in the Zimbabwe By-elections (March 2022), in Glen View North Constituency.

In the 2022 By-Elections, (see Zimbabwe By-elections (March_2022)) Glenview North returned to Parliament:

Events

Comments on National Pledge

He said that if the national pledge was important for national vision, then ministers and MPs should also have been forced to recite it. [4]

Arrest And Torture

Munengami and Ronia Bunjira were arrested on Saturday 18 September 2016 and accused of taking part in electoral reforms protests with intention to promote public violence. The two were freed on $200 and $400 bail respectively on 20 September 2016. [5]

Further Reading

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2
    In Parliament, MDC UK AND IRELAND - NORTH DISTRICT, published: No date given, retrieved: September 26, 2016
  2. Political violence victim narrates ordeal to PM, The Zimbabwe Independent, published: March 11, 2010, retrieved: September 26, 2016
  3. List of MDC-T MP’s put into portfolio committees, Nehanda Radio, published: October 22, 2013, retrieved: September 26, 2016
  4. ‘Include Gukurahundi in national pledge’, NewsDay, published: June 10, 2016, retrieved: September 26, 2016
  5. Farai Machamire, MDC MPs freed on bail, Daily News, published: September 21, 2016, retrieved: September 26, 2016