Below is a list of Zanu-PF members that have submitted their curricula vitae (CVS) ahead of the May 5 primary elections. Most provinces told The Herald that the final list of aspirants will be released by tomorrow.
- Retired Lieutenant-General Sibusiso Moyo is contesting for a senatorial post for Mberengwa
- Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister July Moyo has forwarded his CV to be National Assembly representative for Redcliff.
- Former Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi is likely to face National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) board chair Mr Larry Mavima for the Zvishavane Senate seat.
- Midlands provincial youth chair Edmore Samambwa intends to contest for Zhombe constituency
- Zanu-PF national deputy secretary for youth affairs Lewis Mathuthu has submitted his CV under Zvishavane-Ngezi and will likely face the incumbent, John Holder.
Mashonaland Central Province
Mashonaland Central provincial chairperson Kazembe Kazembe told The Herald that more than 1 000 aspiring candidates turned up on Tuesday to submit their CVs for council, senate and House of Assembly posts. Those that have submitted their CVs include:
- James Makamba, ZBC journalists Andrew Neshamba and Tendai Munengwa, The Sunday Mail journalist Garikai Mazara and former National People’s Party national treasurer Webster Mubaiwa
Mashonaland West Province
- Former House of Assembly Member and ex-Governor for Mashonaland West Faber Chidarikire submitted his CV and will likely face it off with provincial member Tony Mwanza and Chinhoyi Municipality deputy mayor Derrick Matapure.
- Dr Douglas Mombeshora will likely face provincial members Precious Chinhamo Masango, Berean Mukwende and Misheck Nyarubero.
- In Zvimba North former provincial youth chairperson Bywell Mbiri will likely face Idah Kamushinda, John Yotamu and Christopher Shumba.
- Philip Chiyangwa submitted his CV to challenge Walter Chidhakwa in Zvimba South, while in Zvimba East, Frank Mukwangwariwa will face Tawanda Tungamirai.
- In Kadoma, former chairperson Angelina Muchemenyi will face Fani Phiri, among others for a seat in the National Assembly.
- Hurungwe West will see incumbent Keith Guzah fighting it out with aspirants such as Chinjai Kambuzuma, among others.
- In Chegutu East, Webster Shamu will face provincial youth chairperson Vengai Musengi.
- Dr Nancy Saungweme, Irvene Mbengo and Pamela Razemba are eyeing for Mutare Central.
- Supa Mandiwanzira is likely to stand for the Zanu-PF ticket uncontested after the aspiring candidate reportedly pulled out of the race to represent Nyanga South constituency voluntarily.
- In Zimunya Marange, Monica Mutsvangwa is said to have been the only one who submitted her CV for the senatorial position.
- Winston Chitando submitted his CV for the Gutu senatorial seat uncontested.
- Professor Amon Murwira will contest primaries for Gutu North constituency.
- Josaya Hungwe also filed his CV uncontested for the Chivi-Mwenezi senatorial seat.
- Clemence Makwarimba submitted his CV uncontested for the Masvingo senatorial seat.
- Paul Mangwana, who is also Zanu-PF Secretary for Legal Affairs, will contest in Chivi Central seat after successfully submitting his CV together with former Chivi South legislator Albert Meke Chamwadoro
- In Gutu South, Pupurai Togarepi, who is the Secretary for Youth Affairs, will square off with late national heroine Shuvai Mahofa’s daughter Fungai Mahofa.
- Zanu-PF Secretary for Security in the Politburo Lovemore Matuke submitted his CV uncontested for Gutu Central.
- In Bikita, former Gabriel Machinga submitted his papers to contest the Bikita senatorial seat.
- Deputy Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Davis Marapira face Fadzai Deredzai after the two were the only ones to submit their CVs in the race for Masvingo North constituency.
- Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial chair Ezra Mudzamiri will not be contested in the primary elections in Masvingo West constituency, where he was the only one who submitted his CV.
- In Chivi South, Killer Zivhu will take part in the primaries after his papers were accepted together with two other candidates.
- Daniel Shumba, will fight for the Masvingo Urban seat against Retired Major Benjamin Mazarire, Masvingo hotelier Eddison Zvobgo Jnr and property developer Goddard Dunira.