Zephaniah Dhlamini studied at John Tallach High School and Mzilikazi High School before enrolling at the University of Zimbabwe where he graduated with a Bsc Agriculture Honours in Crop Science and later an MSc in Biotechnology.
From January 1997 to March 2002, Zephaniah Dhlamini was a lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe. He then joined the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) as an Associate Professional Officer. He held the post from March 2002 to March 2005.
Seizure of Farm
In June 2021 there were reports that the Government seized a farm co-owned Dhlamini, Siphosami Malunga and Charles Moyo. The land in question is registered under a deed of transfer 1980/90, under the name of Kershelmar Farms (Private) Limited.