Today James Makamba celebrates his birthday. We celebrate with him by listing five things about him you probably did not know:
- He was born James Chafungamoyo Makamba and was the youngest of ten children (four boys, six girls)
- After completing school Makamba worked at the Catholic church in the then Salisbury and contemplated joining priesthood but his mother refused.
- Makamba worked for Rhodesian Broadcasting Corporation (RBC) where he did the voice for commercials
- James became a Councillor, then Town Board Chairman before becoming the publicity secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) in Mashonaland Central Province. Eventually he was appointed to the Zanu-PF Central Committee
- He has started a number of businesses. Makamba and a consortium of friends and associates owned Joy TV. He established Telecel Zimbabwe with Rwandan born Miko Rwayitare and Joel Gutt.
You can read more on James Makambe by clicking HERE