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Ex-Minister Retired Major-General Mike Nyambuya Dies Of Covid-19

Retired Major-General Mike Nyambuya, former Energy minister and ex-deputy Speaker of the Senate has died, sources said early Saturday mornin...

Retired Major-General Mike Nyambuya, former Energy minister and ex-deputy Speaker of the Senate has died, sources said early Saturday morning.


Nyambuya, commanded the ZNA forces at N’Djili Airport, Kinshasa, in 1998, when the Rwandan and allied forces attacked, starting the Second Congo War.

He retired, and became Governor of Manicaland, then Minister of Energy and Power Development, and is currently Speaker and Deputy Senate President.
Retired Major-General Mike Nyambuya
Retired Major-General Mike Nyambuya
He was implicated, as a minister, in the 1999 NocZim Scandal. He was made Governor of Manicaland. Following his election in March 2005, he was appointed Minister of Energy and Power Development in April.

In February 2008, he told Zimbabweans to conserve electricity. By turning off gadgets and lights when not in use, Zimbabwe could save up to 300MW of power daily.

In the March 2008 elections, he lost his Mutasa North seat and in 2009, was consequently dismissed from Cabinet.

In a February 2015 story, it is alleged that the CIO was spying on a group, who were Solomon Mujuru (who had died two years before the article), Paradzai Zimondi, Perence Shiri , Mike Nyambuya and Simbaneuta Mudarikwa. They used to meet regularly for drinks.


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