June 7, 1964
|Employer||Government of Zimbabwe|
|Organization||Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution for Manicaland Province|
|Political party||Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front|
Nokuthula Matsikenyere is a Zimbabwean politician and member of the Zanu-PF party.
Nokuthula Matsikenyere was born on 07 June 1964.
She did her primary education at Makuva Primary School and her secondary education at Masume Secondary School. Matsikenyere holds a Bachelor of Arts Educational Development (BED) and Diploma in Education both from the University of Zimbabwe.
She was the Zanu-PF Women's League chairperson in Manicaland a post she gained after the ouster of Happiness Nyakuedzwa for disrespecting former Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe in October 2015. Before then, Matsikenyere had been the deputy chairperson.
Nokuthula Matsikenyeri won the 2018 Harmonised Elections after she got 10 757 ahead of MDC Alliance’s Canaan Matiashe who got 9 199 votes. She had first won the sit in the November 2016 by-election. On 8 February 2021 she was appointed Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution in charge of Manicaland Province taking over from the late national heroine Dr Ellen Gwaradzimba.
In Parliament, Matsikenyeri sat in the Parliamentary Committee on Education, Sports and Culture as well as the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs.
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