Raymore Machingura

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Raymore Machingura
Raymore Machingura Biography
BornRaymore Machingura
(1963-03-05) March 5, 1963 (age 60)
  • Politician
  • Member of Parliament
TitleHonorable Member of Parliament
Spouse(s)Getrude Machingura
ChildrenRaymore, Tafadzwa, Lovemore Kudakwashe Ndakudzwa, Ruthmore Kudzai, Sarahmore Wadzanai, Elijahmore Panashe, Elishamore, Israelmore, Jeanmore Solomon

Raymore Machingura is a member of Zanu-PF. He contested to be a member of parliament for Chipinge Central constituency in the July 2018 elections and won. On 11 November 2019, Raymore Machingura was sworn in as Deputy Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education.

Personal Details

Born: 5 March 1963 in Chegutu.

School / Education

Ttwo diplomas in telecommunications.
Certificates in further education, finance for non-financial managers and project planning, among others.[1]


He worked for TelOne. Raymore Machingura also served as a lecturer in telecommunications between 1985 and 1991. [1]

  • 1977 to 1978: Machingura took part in war collaborating activities for ZANLA Forces,
  • 1980-1986: Party Card-carrying member Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front
  • (1986 to 1990): Committee Member District Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front Party Structure
  • 1991-1996: District Secretary for Information
  • 1997-2000: District Secretary for Administration
  • 2000-2005: District Vice-Chairman
  • 2005-2008: District Secretary for Administration
  • 2008-2011: District Chairman
  • DCC Secretary for Administration
  • 2011-2012: Provincial Secretary for Disabled / Abled ZILIWACO

In the 2013 Elections, (see A History of Zimbabwean Elections) Chipinge Central returned to Parliament:

  • Raymore Machingura of Zanu PF with 12 995 votes or 71.34 percent,
  • Reketayi Semwayo of MDC–T with 4 290 votes or 23.55 percent,
  • Miriam Matengure of MDC–N with 930 votes or 5.11 percent,

Total 18 215 votes


Further Reading


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 ED’s expanding Cabinet: Just like the old days, newZWire, Published: November 12, 2019, Retrieved: March 10, 2022

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