Paul Tangi Mhova Mkondo (23 December 1945 – 9 May 2013) was a Zimbabwean nationalist.Mkondo was also a very successful entrepreneur and a pioneer indigenous business magnate. Mkondo was one of the first Gonakudzingwa political prisoners alongside Joshua Nkomo as a student leader protesting against Rhodesia’s Declaration of Independence. A popular insurance program called Mari NeUpenyu Vevanhu broadcasting on Radio 2 (now known as Radio Zimbabwe) was done by him on Sunday Mornings since the early 70s.


Paul Tangi Mhova Mkondo (MK)
Paul Mkondo
“Upenyu Wenyu Idambudziko ReMoyo Wangu”
BornDecember 23, 1945
Masvingo
Resting placeHwedza
ResidenceOld Highfields; Old Marimba Park; Highlands; Mazowe; Hwedza; Masvingo
NationalityZimbabwean
CitizenshipZimbabwean
EducationUniversity of Zimbabwe, Keele University, University of Southern California
Alma materTegwani High School; Chemhanza Primary.
OccupationIndigenous Businessman
EmployerSelf Employed Entrepreneur
OrganizationPaul Mkondo Insurance; Nhavota Enterprises.
Known forNationalist; Gonakudzingwa Political Prisoner; Entrepreneur; Restauranteur; Music Promoter; Insurance Guru, Black Economic Empowerment, Marimba Park Tycoons; Student Protest Leader (UDI).
Notable workWorld acclaimed ‘Nothing is Impossible’ (1983) Novel by Samuel Chimsoro is based on Mkondo’s early life & Pre-Independence; Radio Zimbabwe Programme - Mari neUpenyu WeVanhu (Money & Life) ; Money & Life Autobiography (Unpublished).
Home townNerupiri, Gutu
Board member ofSouthampton Assurance; Club HideOut 99; Paul Mkondo Insurance; Sharaude Taxis; Nhavota Enterprises; Danhiko; Z.R.P.
Spouse(s)Dr. Maud Mkondo
ChildrenNhamodzinesu Mkondo
RelativesDr. Simon Mkondo