Zanu-PF MP & ex-Councillor named in Chitungwiza multi-million land scandal

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Zanu-PF member of parliament for Chitungwiza South Christopher Chigumba has been named in a multi-million land scandal involving a former Zanu-PF Councillor Fredrick Mabamba and some urban housing experts in Chitungwiza.

According to a recent report by parliament’s local government committee the scandal swindled hundreds of home-seekers.  The report states that Chigumba and Mabamba hired some urban housing experts to make their scam look legitimate. The scam also included a member of the Zimbabwe National Army and a former MDC-T Councillor referred to as T.Marufu. Other individuals include Mrs Manhango, Makuchete, Boniface Manyonganise and Mr and Mrs Chivhanga. Mabamba illegally sold stands in Chitungwiza’s Unit A Extension which were along a stream and not serviced.



Chitungwiza is a dormitory town found some 30 km, from Harare. The town is known for producing some of the finest musicians such as Alick Macheso and Mechanic Manyeruke. The latest popuation survey(2012) revealed that the city has In 2013 it made international headlines after... Read More About Chitungwiza

Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) is a liberation war movement/party that has been ruling Zimbabwe since the country attained its independence in 1980. The party's main agenda was to liberate the country from the bondage of settler regime led by Ian... Read More About Zanu-PF

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