Florence Ziumbe
Florence Ziumbe Biography
BornFlorence Erina Ziumbe
EducationUniversity of Zimbabwe
  • Lawyer
Known forBeing a lawyer and entrepreneur.
Spouse(s)Noah Ziumbe

Florence Erina Ziumbe was a Zimbabwean lawyer. She was the co-owner of Ziumbe and Mutambanengwe law firm. Ziumbe was the founder and former president of the Professional Women, Women Executives and Business Women’s Forum (PROWEB).


She was married and has two daughters and a son.[1]


She held a Bachelor of Law (Hons) from the University of Zimbabwe and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the same university.[2]


She sat on over forty board positions of public and private companies since 1982 including the Grain Marketing Board, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority Holdings, Pelhams and Cottco and at one stage chairedThe Financial Gazette. She was on the boards of several Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed and non-listed companies, including Afribank and its holding company. In addition, she invested in the earthmoving, civil engineering and construction sectors. As a lawyer and a partner in Ziumbe & Mutambanengwe; Partners Legal Practitioners, she specialised in commercial work and had transactional experience. [2]

She was the deputy chairperson of the State Procurement Board. Ziumbe started out with Scanlen and Holderness before branching out into personal practice.[1]

She was a commissioner for the Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe.

Further Reading

She is mentioned on p 20 of Cartel Power Dynamics in Zimbabwe.

It has been alleged that former Minister Supa Mandiwanzira is a shareholder of Univern Enterprises. Supa Mandiwanzira also appears to own a company named Tarcon, whose Board chairperson during the time the tender awards were made was Ms. Florence Ziumbe. At the time, Ms Ziumbe was also serving as the deputy chairperson at the State Procurement Board, which Board oversaw the awarding of tenders and had charged Univern Enterprises and ZINARA a fine of just US$900 for flouting the procurement regulations in these tender awards.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Florence Ziumbe Prominent Zimbabwe Lawyer and businesswoman, Wo Is Who Zimbabwe, published: June 2012, retrieved: May 29, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 FLORENCE ERINA ZIUMBE, Proweb Women's e-directory, published: No Date Given, retrieved: May 29, 2017