- Soda Zhemu who is Muzarabani North Member of Parliament was born on 04 June 1974 in Centenary, He was 6 years old at Independence in 1980
- He comes from Muzarabani Growth Point where he attended Primary and Secondary School at Muzarabani primary and secondary school respectively and Machaya Secondary School.
- He holds a BCOM Accounting Degree from Zimbabwe Open Univerity and an MBA,
- Zhemu worked as an accounted for Cottco Sanyati until the year 2004. After leaving COTCO he reportedly joined Alliance Ginneries and became a Regional Manager till he left in 2017.
- Politically, he joined politics when he was 20 in 1994 when he became a member of the Zanu PF youth league and rose through the rank to the point of being the secretary for education at district level at some point.