Mandisa Mundawarara
Born(1950-08-01)August 1, 1950
DiedAugust 10, 2018(2018-08-10) (aged 68)
Cause of deathUndisclosed
Known forBeing the first black woman TV presenter in Zimbabwe

Mandisa Mundawarara was a Zimbabwean television personality. She was the first black woman TV presenter.

Mandisa Mundawarara (right)


She was the daughter of Silas Mundawarara, the deputy prime minister in the administration of former prime minister Abel Muzorewa. She was survived by a son and three siblings. Mandisa Mundawarara was born on 1 August 1960.[1]


Mandisa Mundawarara was a presenter during the Zimbabwe-Rhodesia era in 1979. After Zimbabwe's independence, Mundawarara spent decades in exile working for independent Zimbabwean station SW Radio Africa which was based in London.[1]


Mandisa Mundawarara was discharged from the hospital on 10 August 2018 and a few hours later passed away at home.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lance Guma, First black woman TV presenter in Zimbabwe, Mandisa Mundawarara dies, Nehanda Radio, Published: August 10, 2018, Retrieved: April 19, 2022