Mike Bimha is a Zimbabwean politician. He is the current Minister of Industry, Commerce and Enterprise Development; and Member of Parliament for Chikomba West.

Mike Bimha
Michael Chakanaka Bimha
Born Michael Chakanaka Bimha
October 31, 1954
Nationality Zimbabwe
Occupation
  • Minister of Industry and Commerce
  • Member of Parliament:Chikomba West.
Employer Government of Zimbabwe
Organization Ministry of Industry and Commerce and Enterprise Development
Political party Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front
Opponent(s) Movement for Democratic Change
Relatives Grace Mugabe (sister)

Background

Michael Chakanaka Bimha was born on 31 October 1954.[1] He is closely related to Grace Mugabe it has been alleged.[2]

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Career

At one point, Bimha was the Chairman of Air Zimbabwe. In 2014 after the ZANU PF 6th National People's Congress, Bimha was appointed the Secretary of Implementation and Economic Empowerment Policy in ZANU-PF's politburo.[3] In 2013, following Zanu PF's victory in the harmonised elections, Bimha was appointed Minister of Industry and Commerce.[4]





References

  1. Compiled List of 349 Individuals on various 'Sanctions' lists, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: August 31, 2015
  2. Geoffrey Nyarota, Against The Grain: Memoirs Of A Zimbabwean Newsman, Zebra, Published: 2006, Retrieved: August 31, 2015
  3. VPs appointed. Mnangagwa, Mphoko land posts. 33-member politburo named, Herald, Published: December 11, 2014, Retrieved: August 31, 2015
  4. Zimbabwe’s new Cabinet, Standard, Published: September 10, 2013, Retrieved:August 31, 2015