Herbert Gomba
Political partyMDC Alliance

Herbert Gomba is the Mayor of Harare, prior to being Mayor Gomba was councilor of Glen Norah for ten years. Herbert is a member of the MDC Alliance.[1].Gomba was sworn in as the Mayor of Harare on the 3 of September 2018.[2].Gomba took over the Mayor's post from Bernard Manyenyeni


Gomba is one of the longest-serving councilors in Harare having served as councilor for past 10 years. Gomba previously served as deputy mayor in the 2008 to 2013 council.[3]

Selection for the Mayor's spot

Gomba was selected by the MDC Alliance led council for the mayoral post ahead of former chief adviser to the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, Ian Makone.


  1. MDC PICKS HARARE MAYOR, retrieved: 3 Sep 2018
  2. MDC Alliance's Herbert Gomba New Harare Mayor ⋆ Pindula News, Pindula News, published: 03 Sep 2018, retrieved: 3 Sep 2018
  3. Gomba Elected As New Mayor For The City Of Harare, ZimEye, retrieved: 3 Sep 2018