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John Mapurazi is a Zimbabwean politician and member of Zanu-PF. Mapurazi is also a miner. In 2022, Mapurazi won the right to represent ZANU-PF in the Kwekwe Central parliamentary by-election after the disqualification of two other aspiring candidates due to allegations of vote-buying and violence.
Mapurazi is the former Kwekwe deputy mayor. In May 2017, Mapurazi who was ZANU-PF Lwekwe Ward 8 Councillor was elected the city deputy mayor after the post fell vacant following the death of Councillor Aaron Sithole (MDC-T) in March that same year. He beat MDC-T rival and Ward 10 Councillor, Aaron Gwalazimba by three votes after garnering seven against Gwalazimba's four.
In January 2022, John Mapurazi won the right to represent Zanu-PF in the Kwekwe Central parliamentary by-election after the disqualification of Energy Ncube together with Kandros Mugabe, from contesting in the by-election.
Booing The Mugabe's
In November 2017, Zanu-PF youths in Kwekwe staged a demonstration Kwekwe City Council offices accusing John Mapurazi and the then mayor Matenda Madzoke of bussing people to Bulawayo under instruction to boo the then First Family; Robert and Grace Mugabe. The allegations were denied by Madzoke.
- KWEKWE: Residents chase away Zanu PF supporters on door-to-door Campaign, ZWNews, Published: February 16, 2022, Retrieved: March 22, 2022
- Mapurazi To Represent ZANU-PF In Kwekwe By-Election, NewZiana, Published: January 21, 2022, Retrieved: March 22, 2022
- Nyasha Majoni, New Kwekwe deputy mayor, Sunday News, Published: May 7, 2017, Retrieved: March 22, 2022
- 2 Zanu PF Kwekwe candidates disqualified, The Herald, Published: January 20, 2022, Retrieved: March 22, 2022
- BLESSED MHLANGA,Kwekwe mayor, town clerk under fire over ED, NewsDay, Published: November 13, 2017, Retrieved: March 22, 2022