Nickson Chirinda was the Deputy Director General of the Central Intelligence Organisation.Chirinda was involved in a fatal accident that claimed his life .The accident occurred when Mr Chirinda’s Toyota Land Cruiser vehicle rammed into a haulage truck and got trapped underneath the truck’s trailer. It is understood that the accident happened moments after Mr Chirinda had left Orange Grove Motel for his home. [1]


Chirinda joined the liberation struggle in 1975 and received part of his training in Yugoslavia before joining the President’s Office and rose through the ranks to become Deputy Director Responsible for Special Projects and Non-Traditional Threats.[2]


  1. [1], CIO boss Chirinda dies in accident , Published: 1 January 2018 , Retrieved: 4 January 2018
  2. [2], CIO Deputy Director To Be Buried On Saturday, Family Snubs Heroes Acre , Published: 3 January 2018, Retrieved: 4 January 2018