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Mayor Urimbo was a freedom fighter and politician. His birth name was [[Samuel Mamutse]].  
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'''Mayor (Meya) Urimbo''' was a [[Second Chimurenga]] veteran and politician. He was one of the first four to enter Zimbabwe in '''1967'''.
  
 
==Personal Details==
 
==Personal Details==
Born in 1945 in [[Gutu]].
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'''Born''': '''1945''', in [[Gutu]]. His birth name was [[Samuel Mamutse]].  <br/>
  
 
==School / Education==
 
==School / Education==
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==Events==
 
==Events==
In mid 1960s, he joined the nationalist movement.<br/>
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In mid '''1960'''s, he joined the nationalist movement. <br/>
He was sent to [[Itumbi]], Tanzania, fro military training.<br/>  
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He was sent to [[Itumbi]], Tanzania, for military training. <br/>
He became [[ZANLA]]'s first commander.<br/> He was later appointed the [[ZANU]] Political Commissar.<br/>
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'''1967''' - One of the original four to enter Zimbabwe for military reasons. <ref name="African Nationalist Leaders in Zimbabwe: Who’s Who 1980"> [Diana Mitchell,  African Nationalist Leaders in Zimbabwe: Who’s Who 1980], "African Nationalist Leaders in Zimbabwe: Who’s Who 1980'', (Cannon Press, Salisbury, 1980), Retrieved: 16 November 2020'' </ref> <br/>  
He stood successfully for [[Zanu (PF)]] in the [[1980 elections]].<br/>
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He became [[ZANLA]]'s first commander, and known to have commanded the [[Hwedza]] Sector. <br/>  
He was a member of the ZANU (PF) [[politburo]].
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He was later appointed the [[ZANU]] Political Commissar.<br/>
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He stood successfully for [[Zanu (PF)]] in the '''1980''' elections. See [[House of Assembly]]<br/>
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He was a member of the Zanu (PF) [[politburo]].
  
 
==Further Reading==
 
==Further Reading==
 
<ref name="Encyclopedia Zimbabwe"> [Katherine Sayce (Ed), Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe], Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe'', (Quest Publishing, Harare, 1987), Retrieved: 25 July 2019'' </ref>
 
<ref name="Encyclopedia Zimbabwe"> [Katherine Sayce (Ed), Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe], Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe'', (Quest Publishing, Harare, 1987), Retrieved: 25 July 2019'' </ref>
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[[Category:Politicians]]

Latest revision as of 09:08, 7 January 2022

Mayor (Meya) Urimbo was a Second Chimurenga veteran and politician. He was one of the first four to enter Zimbabwe in 1967.

Personal Details

Born: 1945, in Gutu. His birth name was Samuel Mamutse.

School / Education

No information could be found on his Junior or High School, or any tertiary education.

Service / Career

He began working life as a mechanic and salesman.

Events

In mid 1960s, he joined the nationalist movement.
He was sent to Itumbi, Tanzania, for military training.
1967 - One of the original four to enter Zimbabwe for military reasons. [1]
He became ZANLA's first commander, and known to have commanded the Hwedza Sector.
He was later appointed the ZANU Political Commissar.
He stood successfully for Zanu (PF) in the 1980 elections. See House of Assembly
He was a member of the Zanu (PF) politburo.

Further Reading

[2]

  1. [Diana Mitchell, African Nationalist Leaders in Zimbabwe: Who’s Who 1980], "African Nationalist Leaders in Zimbabwe: Who’s Who 1980, (Cannon Press, Salisbury, 1980), Retrieved: 16 November 2020
  2. [Katherine Sayce (Ed), Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe], Tabex, Encyclopedia Zimbabwe, (Quest Publishing, Harare, 1987), Retrieved: 25 July 2019