Flora Buka
Born (1968-02-25) February 25, 1968 (age 54)
EducationUniversity of Zimbabwe
  • Politician
Known forBeing a politician.

Flora Buka (or Flora Bhuka) is a politician and a member of Zanu-PF. She was a senator for Midlands Province.

Personal Details

Born: 25 February 1968. [1]

School / Education

Primary: Amaveni Primary School in Kwekwe.
Secondary: Did A Levels at St Antny s' High School.
Tertiary: BA General degree, University of Zimbabwe. Studying towards a Masters in International Relations. [2]


She was a teacher then became a Head Mistress in 2000.[2]

Political Career

In 1988 she was Zanu-PF District Secretary for Administration Youth. In 1992 she was appointed the Provincial Secretary For Transport before being appointed Midlands Provincial Commissar Women's' League in 1997. In 2006 she became the Secretary for Gender and Culture in the National Executive Committee and in 2009 she was the Secretary For Administration in the National Executive Committee.

In the 2000 Elections, (see A History of Zimbabwean Elections) Gokwe East returned to Parliament:

She served as Minister of State in the Vice President's Office and Minister of State for Responsive Land Reform Program from 2000 to 2013.[2]


Farm Mechanisation Scheme

In July 2020, Flora Bhuka was listed, in the BSR of 18 July 2020, as a beneficiary in the 2007 RBZ Farm Mechanisation Scheme, as a result of the Fast Track Land Reform Programme.

The data is analysed by recipients origin:.

  • Mashonaland provinces had the most beneficiaries, both in terms of numbers and value.

Mashonaland East got US$47,5 million,
Mashonaland West US$44,7 million
Mashonaland Central had US$34,2 million.

  • Two Matebeleland provinces had a combined total of US$13,9 million.
  • Masvingo US$26,4 million,
  • Manicaland US$18 million
  • Midlands US$14 million.

Flora Bhuka is listed under the thematic group “Politicians”. According to the list, she had US$331,972.00. [3]

Suspension for working with Mujuru

Buka was removed from her post as Minister of State in the Vice President's Office for fraternizing with Joice Mujuru. She was accused of sabotaging government programmes in the Midlands Province, convening unsanctioned meetings and urging her supporters to chant divisive slogans.

She also faced charges of abducting Womens League members and forcing them to elect her in the run-up to the league’s national conference in September 2017. [4]

She was handed a five-year suspension in 2015 by the Zanu-PF National Appeals Committee. [5]The suspension was lifted in December 2016.[6]

Further Reading


  1. Compiled List of 350 Individuals on various 'Sanctions' lists/, SW Radio, published: No Date Given, retrieved: June 14, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 HON BUKA FLORA, Parliament of Zimbabwe, published: No Date Given, retrieved: May 24, 2017
  3. https://www.bigsr.co.uk/single-post/2020/07/18/BSR-EXCLUSIVE-Beneficiaries-of-the-RBZ-Farm-Mechanisation-Scheme BSR EXCLUSIVE: Beneficiaries of the RBZ Farm Mechanisation Scheme], Big Saturday Read, Published: 18 July 2020 Retrieved: 18 July 2020
  4. Flora Buka faces axe, NewsDay, published: November 14, 2014, retrieved: May 24, 2017
  5. Andrew Kunambura, Fresh crisis hits ZANU-PF, Financial Gazette, published: August 25, 2016, retrieved: May 24, 2017
  6. Andrew Kunambura, Fresh turmoil hits ZANU-PF, Financial Gazette, published: December 1, 2016, retrieved: May 24, 2017