Win Mlambo

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Win Mlambo
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BornWin Busayi Juyana Mlambo
(1956-01-20) January 20, 1956 (age 63)
Mount Selinda, Manicaland
ResidenceHarare
NationalityZimbabwe
CitizenshipZimbabwe
Alma materUniversity of Zimbabwe
Pennsylvania State University
Westminster University
OccupationPolitician
Years active1983 - current
EmployerGovernment of Zimbabwe
Known forICT Ministry
Political partyZanu-PF
Spouse(s)Thandiwe Sharon
Parent(s)Aaron Busayi Juyana Mlambo (Father),
Marian Mashava Mlambo (Mother)

Dr. Win Mlambo is a politician in the Zanu-PF party and is a former member of parliament (MP) for Chipinge East in the Zimbabwe National Assembly. He was defeated in the July 2018 elections by Mathias Mlambo of the MDC Alliance. He is also the former Deputy Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services.

Background

Born Win Busayi Juyana Mlambo on 20 January 1956 in Mount Selinda in Manicaland to parents Aaron Busayi Juyana Mlambo and Marian Mlambo, Win did his primary education in Mt Selinda and had to work in the to pay to pay some of his fees in the later primary school years. In 1972 he was awarded a “Work Scholarship” which he used to pay part of his fees for his secondary education at Mt Selinda Secondary School from 1972 to 1975.[1]

Education

Dr Mlambo attended his Upper Secondary School at Gokomere High School from 1976 to 1977 after which he joined the Physics and Computer Science Departments at the University of Zimbabwe from which he graduated with a BSc degree in 1981.[1]

In 1989, in the employment of the Public Sector, he studied for a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) majoring in Financial Accounting and Management Information Systems (MIS) at Smeal College of Business at the Pennsylvania State University.[1]

While working as a Zimbabwean diplomat in London in 2004, Dr. Mlambo completed a Master of Arts (MA) in Communication Policy and Regulation from Westminster University. At the same time Mlambo was also pursuing his PhD in Communications, through Distance Education (PhD-D), which he completed in March 2006.[1]

Government and Politics Career

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Dr. Mlambo initially joined the Public sector in July 1983 as a programmer in Remote Sensing for agricultural applications. He rose through the ranks of the ICT profession in different Public Sector departments until he became Director, Technical Services.

In 2000, he was appointed and assigned to set up and head the first postal and telecommunications Regulatory watchdog of Zimbabwe, the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), as Acting Director General.

In June 2013, Win Mlambo contested and won the Zanu-PF primaries for the Chipinge East MP seat. At the Harmonised elections on 31 July 2013 Mlambo won on the seat against the MDC. After the Zanu-PF win in the Harmonised elections, Mlambo was appointed the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of ICT, Postal and Courier Services. He was deputy to Webster Shamu.

In July 2018 he contested but was defeated in the National Assembly election for Chipinge East.




References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Win Mlambo Expanded Biography, Win Mlambo official website, Published:unknown, Retrieved:17 March 2015,