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MPs and their Qualifications |Peter Chingosho| Headlands| Zanu PF

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Peter Christopher Mutekwatekwa Chingosho is Zanu PF legislator for Headlands in the National Assembly; he was born on the 21st of June in 1952 in Rusape and is married.

Academic Qualifications  

Primary            : Standard 6 (Nyamutumbu)

Secondary       : ‘A’ Level (St. Augustine’s Mission)

 

Tertiary/University     

Roma National University (Lesotho), Bachelor of Public Administration Degree, University of Zimbabwe MPA, Master’s Degree in Public Administration (UZ), Master’s Degree in International Relations ( UZ)

Any other Forms of Training

Training in District Administration (5 months)- Ministry of Local  Government, 6 months Advanced course in Planning and Management of Rural Development (Birmingham University- UK), Provincial Management Course (6 months) ZIPAM, Management Development course for Permanent Secretaries, Principal Directors and Director (1 week) Harare Sheraton

Parliamentary Career

June 2015-June 2018 Member of Parliament (MP), Headlands Constituency, August 2018- August 2023 MP Headlands Constituency, August – December 2018 Deputy Minister for Local Government

Political History

15 March 1975- went to Mozambique for the Zimbabwe Liberation Struggle, 1978-81 went to Roma University, Lesotho, 1979 was one of the founder members of the first Zanu PF Lesotho Branch, (Lesotho) and was elected to be the first Zanu PF Chief of Security (Lesotho), 1987 was elected Chairman of the Chipinge District Unit Accord for Zanu PF and Zapu PF, 1988-1992- was elected Manicaland Provincial Committee member Zanu PF and was then elevated to Provincial Secretary for Publicity and Information during the chairmanship of late National Hero Cde Kumbirai Kangai, 1994-2004- was the Manicaland Zanu PF Provincial Secretary for Administration during the Chairmanship of the late National Hero Cde Zororo Willard Duri and Provincial Hero Cde Shadreck Beta, 2000-2005-was the Provincial Administrator, Mashonaland East.

Career in General

1972-temporary teacher, Shamu Primary School, Murewa District Mashonaland East, 1979- While a student at Roma University, Lesotho, was principal (part-time) of the World University Service (WUS) night school at the University whose Teachers were voluntary students, at Independence was team leader at the ministry of manpower, DA and PA for 25 Years, Director and Principal Director under Ministry of Women’s Affairs and August- December 2018- Deputy Minister for Local Government.

Areas of Interest

Politics, Administration, Reading, Going to church

Contact Details

Cell Number    :         0776235224/0718218357

Email Address:          cccchingo@gmail.com

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Daniel Chigundu is a male journalist in Zimbabwe and has been practising since September 2009. He used to the editor for The Business Connect (newspaper) in Harare, has his own news website Tourism Focus which is biased towards the tourism sector. Daniel is also working with Magamba Network on their project called Open Parliament where they do live coverage of Parliamentary activities on Twitter and Facebook. He is currently the secretary-general of the Zimbabwe Parliamentary Journalists Forum, is a member of Zimbabwe Small Broadcasters Association and a board member of Digital Communication Network. He holds a Diploma in Communication and Journalism from the Christian College of Southern Africa (CCOSA), a certificate in Youth leadership training from the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), a certificate in Citizen Journalism from Magamba Network and is currently a first-year student at Zimbabwe Open University studying for a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Ethics and Organisational Leadership.

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