Misheck Sibanda
  • Lecturer
  • Ambassador
  • Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet
Years active2003 - present
Known forBeing the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet
PredecessorCharles Utete
Political partyZANU-PF
Spouse(s)Doreen Sibanda
ChildrenTawanda Sibanda

Misheck Sibanda is the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet.


Misheck Sibanda worked at the University of Zimbabwe as a Lecturer in the Department of History. [1] During the colonial era, he served as the secretary for publicity for the Zanu district of Salisbury.[1] Later on, he served as the Zimbabwe Ambassador to China. In 2003, after the retirement of Dr. Charles Utete, Sibanda was appointed as the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet. The second man to hold that position [1] In 2013, he was reappointed as the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet by President Mugabe.[2]

Farm Mechanisation Scheme

In July 2020, Misheck Sibanda was listed, in the BSR of 18 July 2020, as a beneficiary in the 2007 RBZ Farm Mechanisation Scheme, as a result of the Fast Track Land Reform Programme.

The data is analysed by recipients origin:.

  • Mashonaland provinces had the most beneficiaries, both in terms of numbers and value.

Mashonaland East got US$47,5 million,
Mashonaland West US$44,7 million
Mashonaland Central had US$34,2 million.

  • Two Matebeleland provinces had a combined total of US$13,9 million.
  • Masvingo US$26,4 million,
  • Manicaland US$18 million
  • Midlands US$14 million.

Misheck Sibanda, The Chief Secretary to the President and the Cabinet, is listed under the thematic group “Senior Civil Servants”. He received two loans for a total of US$351,148. [3]


Sibanda's only son Tawanda Sibanda, is married to Vimbayi Kajese. Vimbayi is the second born to Ambassador Munyaradzi Kajese who is the President’s Chief of Protocol. [4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Breaking news Dr Charles Utete dies, published: July 15, 2016, retrieved: November 6, 2016
  2. President reappoints Sibanda Nzuwah, published: November 20, 2013, retrieved: November 6, 2016
  3. https://www.bigsr.co.uk/single-post/2020/07/18/BSR-EXCLUSIVE-Beneficiaries-of-the-RBZ loan of US$325,368.00-Farm-Mechanisation-Scheme BSR EXCLUSIVE: Beneficiaries of the RBZ Farm Mechanisation Scheme], Big Saturday Read, Published: 18 July 2020 Retrieved: 18 July 2020
  4. Value your marriage vows: President, published: September 7, 2014, retrieved: November 6, 2016