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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Zimbabwe and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Zimbabwe, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Zimbabwe include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Zimbabwe alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Zimbabwe are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Zimbabwe.

List includes Arthur Mutambara, Tichaona Jokonya and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Zimbabwe?” and “Which celebrities are University of Zimbabwe alumni?”

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Arthur Mutambara is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Arthur Mutambara Roboticist, Politician Arthur Guseni Oliver Mutambara is a Zimbabwean politician. He became the president of the Movement for Democratic Change in February 2006. He has worked as the managing director and CEO of ...more

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Tsitsi Dangarembga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Tsitsi Dangarembga Film Producer, Screenwriter, Writer Tsitsi Dangarembga is a Zimbabwean author and filmmaker.

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Gideon Gono is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Gideon Gono Gideon Gono was the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe from 2003 to 2013 and is the former CEO of the Jewel Bank, formerly known as the Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe. Gono became known ...more

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Nelson Chamisa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Nelson Chamisa Spokesperson, Politician Nelson Chamisa is a Zimbabwean politician and member of the House of Assembly of Zimbabwe for Kuwadzana, Harare. His charismatic speeches and eloquence saw him rise to become the Secretary for ...more

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Tichaona Jokonya is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Tichaona Jokonya Politician Dr Tichaona Joseph Benjamin Jokonya was a Zimbabwean politician, civil servant and diplomat.

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Dambudzo Marechera is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Dambudzo Marechera Poet, Author, Writer Dambudzo Marechera was a Zimbabwean novelist and poet. His short career produced a book of stories, two novels, a book of plays, prose, and poetry, and a collection of poetry.

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Steven Hatfill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Steven Hatfill Researcher, Scientist Steven Jay Hatfill is an American physician, virologist and biological weapons expert. A former biodefense researcher for the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases ...more

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Tendai Biti is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Tendai Biti Politician, Lawyer Tendai Laxton Biti is a Zimbabwean politician who served as Zimbabwe's Minister of Finance from 2009 to 2013. He was the Secretary-General of the Movement for Democratic Change political party ...more

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Trudy Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Trudy Stevenson Politician Trudy Stevenson is a Zimbabwean politician. She was Member of Parliament for Harare North in the Parliament of Zimbabwe. She is also a founding member of Movement for Democratic Change of ...more

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Chenjerai Hove is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Chenjerai Hove Writer Chenjerai Hove, is a Zimbabwean poet, novelist and essayist who writes in both English and Shona. "Modernist in their formal construction, but making extensive use of oral conventions, ...more

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Welshman Ncube is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Welshman Ncube Politician, Professor Welshman Ncube is a Zimbabwean politician. He is the President of the Movement for Democratic Change – Ncube, and since February 2009 has been the Minister of Industry and Commerce. He was ...more

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Chirikure is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Chirikure Poet Chirikure Chirikure is a Zimbabwean poet, songwriter, and writer. He is a graduate of the University of Zimbabwe and an Honorary Fellow of University of Iowa, USA. He worked with one of ...more

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Daniel Molokele is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Daniel Molokele Lawyer Daniel Fortune Molokele is a Zimbabwean pro-democracy human rights lawyer well known for his fight for democracy. He currently resides in South Africa.

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George Chiweshe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
George Chiweshe Politician Retired Brigadier General George Mutandwa Chiweshe is the Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. He was born in the Mazowe district of Mashonaland Central, just northeast of Harare. ...more

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Rebecca Kadaga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Rebecca Kadaga Politician, Lawyer Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga is a Ugandan lawyer and politician who has been Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda since 19 May 2011. She is the first female to be elected Speaker in the history of the ...more

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Constantine Chiwenga is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Constantine Chiwenga Soldier General Constantine Chiwenga is Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.

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Fay Chung is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Fay Chung Educator Fay King Chung is a Zimbabwean educator and an independent candidate for the March 2008 Zimbabwean senatorial election. She is one of the early public supporters of independent presidential ...more

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Trevor Ncube is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Trevor Ncube Journalist Trevor Vusumuzi Ncube is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur and newspaper publisher now living in South Africa and publishing in both countries. As an editor and publisher, he was a critical voice in ...more

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Elphas Mukonoweshuro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Elphas Mukonoweshuro Politician, Professor Elphas Mukonoweshuro was a Zimbabwean political scientist and politician. A former University of Zimbabwe Dean of Social Studies, he was the Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai member of ...more

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Betty Makoni is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Betty Makoni Betty Makoni is a Zimbabwean gender activist who in 1999 founded the Girl Child Network, a charity which cares for Zimbabwe's young sex abuse victims; the organization has rescued more than ...more

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Rudo Makunike is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
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David Chifunyise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
David Chifunyise David Chifunyise, also known as D-va a nickname he was given as a teen, is a Zimbabwean urban grooves musician and song writer. David is one of the pioneers of the Urban Grooves genre of music ...more

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Henry Dzinotyiweyi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Henry Dzinotyiweyi Politician Henry Dzinotyiweyi is a Zimbabwean mathematician and politician. A former University of Zimbabwe Dean of Science, he is the Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai member of parliament for ...more

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Lovemore Madhuku is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Lovemore Madhuku Politician, Professor Lovemore Madhuku is a Zimbabwean politician and democracy activist.

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Pride Chigwedere is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Pride Chigwedere Pride Chigwedere, MD, PhD, a Zimbabwean national, is a Harvard trained physician-scientist working in Global Health. He is most notable for leading a team of Harvard researchers who demonstrated ...more

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Petina Gappah is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Petina Gappah Author, Writer Petina Gappah, born 1971, is a Zimbabwean-born writer. She writes in English, though she also draws on Shona, her first language. Gappah's first book, An Elegy for Easterly, a story collection, ...more

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Albert Nyathi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Albert Nyathi Albert Nyathi is a Zimbabwean poet who is particularly famous for the poem and song Senzeni na?, which he composed following the assassination of Chris Hani He graduated from the University of ...more

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Shimmer Chinodya is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Zimbabwe Alumni
Shimmer Chinodya Novelist Shimmer Chinodya is an Zimbabwean novelist. He studied at Mambo Primary School. He was expelled from Goromonzi after demonstrating against Ian Smith's government. He graduated from the ...more