Former Finance Minister Samuel Mumbengegwi Dies

FORMER Finance Minister and Zanu PF MP, Samuel Mumbengegwi (pictured) has died.

Mumbengegwi died on Tuesday at Harare Avenues Clinic where he was being treated for an undisclosed ailment.

At the time of his death, he was a lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Great Zimbabwe University in Masvingo.

Mumbengegwi, brother to Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, was once Higher education Minister, Industry and international Trade, Indigenisation and Empowerment in 2005.

Great University vice chancellor Professor Rungano Zvobgo confirmed Mumbengegwi’s death saying burial arrangements were underway.

 

He lost his ministerial position in 2009 after losing his parliamentary seat.