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This article is about the district. For the city, see Masvingo. For the province, see Masvingo Province.
Masvingo
District
Great Zimbabwe ruins, found in the district close to the city of Masvingo
Great Zimbabwe ruins, found in the district close to the city of Masvingo
Districts of Masvingo Province
Districts of Masvingo Province
Masvingo constituency seats for the 2008 elections, showing the division of MAsvingo (District)
Masvingo constituency seats for the 2008 elections, showing the division of MAsvingo (District)
Country Zimbabwe
Province Masvingo
District Masvingo
Established late 19th Century
Population (2002)
 • Total 265 000
  estimate (UN)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+1)

Masvingo District encampases metropolitan Masvingo, in Masvingo Province in southern Zimbabwe. The district boasts of the Great Zimbabwe National Monument among its list of tourist attractions. Lake Kyle is also nearby. The people in the district are mostly rural, communal farmers. Mushandike Co-op. is found in the district, in which the villagers use the water from Tokwe River to irrigate their patches of land. Ngomahuru Hospital which is the second largest Psychiatric hospital in the country (after Ingutsheni) is also located.

Government & Politics[edit]

General Elections 2008[edit]

The district has been divided into fives sectors for the general elections of 2008. Candidates from both the MDC and ZANU-PF and independents will compete for the five constituency seats available and winners will go on to represent the district in Zimbabwe's new House of Assembly

Magogo Andrew (Independent), Mhere Edward (Zanu-PF), Chitando Jefferson (MDC Tsvangirai), Mukwazhe Munodei (ZDP), Mutume Mike (UPP) are vying for the Masvingo central seat, while in the north seat there is Mudenge Stan (Zanu-PF), Chidhodha Alois Makamure (UPP), Mutemere Wilstss (MDC Tsvangirai), Gobo Simbarashe (Independent) and to the south there is Chinoda Willington (Independent), Mzembi Walter (Zanu-PF), nad Matongo Lovemore (MDC Tsvangirai). In Masvingo urban, there is Mudzume Joburg (MDC Mutambara), Joosbie Omar (Zanu-PF), Tavarera Tinashe (UPP), Matutu Tongai (MDC Tsvangirai) and to there west there is Mbudzi Kudzai (Independent), Shava Jephias (UPP), Mbetu Jabulani (Zanu-PF), and Mharadza Tachiona (MDC Tsvangirai)[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Candidate List [1](accessed 18 February 2008)

Coordinates: 20°30′S 31°00′E / 20.500°S 31.000°E / -20.500; 31.000



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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:48:45 -0700

isor, who is leading the facilitation team on the outreach in Masvingo District, applauded the traditional leaders, for accepting the development and lifesaving agendas carried out by SNV a Netherlands development organisation. “I am humbled by the ...

Nehanda Radio

Nehanda Radio
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:27:22 -0700

... MDC-T members in Masvingo petitioned their provincial leaders demanding the recall of two councillors who crossed the floor to the MDC Renewal Team. MDC-T Masvingo district secretary Robert Murambatsvina confirmed the development yesterday.

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ZimEye - Zimbabwe News
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:29:03 -0700

... MDC-T members in Masvingo petitioned their provincial leaders demanding the recall of two councillors who crossed the floor to the MDC Renewal Team. MDC-T Masvingo district secretary Robert Murambatsvina confirmed the development yesterday.
 
AllAfrica.com
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:11:45 -0800

MAYOR Hubert Fidze is among the targets as the MDC-T Masvingo district executive has resolved to recall some of its councilors accusing them of crossing the floor and joining the MDC Renewal Team. MDC-T Masvingo district secretary Robert ...

New Zimbabwe.com

New Zimbabwe.com
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 20:12:58 -0700

"Due to the recent outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in Masvingo district, we have been notified by the Department of Veterinary Services that there will be no livestock exhibition at this year's exhibition. "Furthermore livestock movement and sales ...

The Herald

The Herald
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:56:15 -0700

"Every day, an average of five families pack their belongings and get onto a Zupco bus to return to their homes in Chivi district or Masvingo district." Masvingo provincial administrator and chairman of the Tokwe-Mukosi relocation committee Mr Felix ...

New Zimbabwe.com

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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 12:48:45 -0800

"I wrote my place in history in this regard, when as (Zanu PF) district coordinating chairperson of Masvingo district then, I led a solidarity march of thousands demanding the withdrawal of Zimbabwe from the Commonwealth," said Mzembi. "I asked ...

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Wed, 07 May 2014 15:30:00 -0700

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