Mlobiseni Bango
Born(1926-10-20)October 20, 1926
  • Freedom Fighter

Mlobiseni Bango was a Zimbabwean nationalist that fought for the freedom of Zimbabwe.


Mlobiseni Rolek Bango was born on 20 October 1926 in Matopo. His father was a chief in the Kalanga tribe, his domain covering a large area between Plumtree and the Matopos.


Bango attended Bango Primary School from 1940 to 1942; St Joseph’s Mission, Simukwe, in 1943; and Empandeni Mission at Plumtree from 1944 to 1946. After leaving school he studied with the (South African) Lyceum Correspondence School and obtained his Standard VII in 1948.


Mlobiseni Bango would be a part of ZAPU, ANC during his lifetime.

Positions held

  • 1963 Secretary for Labour, ZAPU.
  • 1974 Secretary of the National Transport, Telecommunications and Power Committee, ANC.
  • 1974 Member, Executive Committee, ANC.
  • 1975 (Sept.) Member National Executive Committee, ANC (Nkomo)
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