Retired Colonel
Kudzai Mbudzi
BornKudzai Mbudzi
DiedWest End Hospital
Cause of deathUndisclosed
  • Politician
Known forBeing a member of Zimbabwe People First
Political partyZimbabwe People First

Kudzai Mbudzi was a Zimbabwean politician and retired member of the Zimbabwe National Army where he served until the rank of colonel. He joined Mujuru’s Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) as one of its top officials. Mbudzi succumbed to an undisclosed ailment at West End Clinic in Harare on 16 October 2016 in the morning.


He joined Joice Mujuru's party Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) as one of its top officials. He wrote a book titled The National Grievances, where he chronicled the Zanu PF leader’s alleged gross misgovernance and leadership failures since 1980. At the time of his death, he was ZimPF Masvingo provincial spokesperson.[1]


Mbudzi died in the morning on 16 October 2016 at West End Hospital. Speaking to NewsDay, ZimPF national co-ordinator, Dzikamai Mavhaire, confirmed Mbudzi’s death, but declined to disclose details of his illness,

He fell ill on Wednesday, was admitted at West End Clinic on Thursday, was placed under intensive care on Friday until he passed on today (yesterday).



  1. 1.0 1.1 Rejoice Chingwaru, Top Mujuru aide dies, NewsDay, published: October 17, 2016, retrieved: October 17, 2016