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Top 5 Things You Might Not Know About Walter Mzembi

Walter Mzembi is a Zimbabwean controversial politician and the current minister of Tourism and also member of parliament for Masvingo South Constituency who played an important role in lobbying and organising the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) co-hosted by Zimbabwe and Zambia in August 2013. Here are  Top 5 Things You Might Not Know About Walter Mzembi.

Top 5 Things You Might Not Know About Walter Mzembi


1. Walter Mzembi was born on 16 March 1964 in Masvingo Province of Zimbabwe.

2. He did his primary and secondary education in Masvingo. In 1987 he obtained a Technologist Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in Lusaka, Zambia.

3. Walter showed an early interest in youth and social affairs in the ZANU-PF party. In 2004, Mzembi was elected the first runner-up winner of the Zimbabwe Communicator of the Year Award of the British American Tobacco and Zimbabwe Institute of Public Relations prestigious awards.

4. Mzembi has held various positions in both the Public and Private Sectors in Zimbabwe.

5. He successfully lobbied for Zimbabwe to co-host the UNWTO together with Zambia in August 2013. This all worked to the advantage of Zimbabwe as it was put in good light after years of negative media coverage.

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