Paddington Japajapa
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OccupationEvangilist , Political Activist
OrganizationDancers Association of Zimbabwe
Political partyMDC Alliance

Paddington Japajapa is a Zimbabwean Evangelist, board chairman of the Dancers Association of Zimbabwe and political activist allegedly aligned to the MDC Alliance. Japapa was invited by The Motlanthe Commission to give testimony over the post-election violence that resulted in 6 people dying.

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School / Education

No information was found on his Junior or High School, or any tertiary education.


In the 2000 Elections, (see A History of Zimbabwean Elections) Dzivarasekwa returned to Parliament:



Japajapa was arrested in Gweru for allegedly inciting the political violence which rocked Harare on 1 August 2018. Japajapa was charged with contravening section 36 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act, Chapter 9:23 through incitement to commit public violence but he denied the charges. [1]

It was the state's case that Japajapa held a Press conference at a time election results were being announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) and threatened to call for chaos, claiming the elections had been rigged.

Japajapa was released on $100 bail.

Further Reading


  1. Court grants Japajapa $100 bail - NewsDay Zimbabwe, NewsDay Zimbabwe, published: 21 Aug 2018, retrieved: 21 Nov 2018