Pikirayi Deketeke

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Pikirayi Deketeke is a journalist and business executive. He is currently the Group Chief Executive Officer of Zimpapers. He has been with the Zimpapers group since 1987 when he joined The Sunday Mail as a junior reporter. He rose through the ranks to become Editor of The Herald in March 2001.


  • Chief Operating Officer (2011 - 2014), Zimpapers
  • Group Editor in Chief (2009 - 2011), Zimpapers
  • News Editor (2001 - 2008), The Herald
  • News Reporter (1987 - 2000), The Sunday Mail


In June 2015 as CEO, and 12 months into the post, turned the company from a loss making to a profit making entity.