On this day in 1959, politician Francis Nhema was born in Shurugwi, Zimbabwe. Francis Nhema became active in politics in 1975 and was a member of ZANU-PF. Under the Government of National Unity, he was appointed minister on Environment and Tourism (2009-2013). In 2013, he was appointed Minister of Youth Development, Indegenisation and Empowerment, he was suspended from this post after he was accused of planning to overthrow then president Robert Mugabe.
Pindula. 2021. Francis Nhema - Pindula. [online] Available at: https://www.pindula.co.zw/Francis_Nhema