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Zimbabwe’s Top “Under 40” 100 Most Powerful Leaders of 2016

Zimbabwe’s Top “Under 40” 100 Most Powerful Leaders of 2016

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The Zimbabwean Leadership Magazine is a platform to showcase every black Zimbabwean’s success story and strives to exhibit black excellence. A wave of negative publicity that has plagued the Zimbabwean media has tainted a negative perception towards the Zimbabwean Success Story, hence no particular attention has been given to Zimbabwean Achievers over the years. Amid all these controversies, notable achievements are being witnessed. However in this addition we are celebrating our distinguished young and powerful leaders of 2016.

1) Kudzai Chipanga

Secretary for Youth Affairs – ZANU PF

Politician |Trendsetter | Entrepreneur

2) Jah Praizah (Mukudzei Mukombe)

Lead Singer – 3rd Generation band

Singer | Song Writer | Brand Ambassador

3) Walter Magaya

Founder – Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries [PHD]

Speaker | Entrepreneur | Philanthropist

4) Emmanuel Makandiwa

Founder – United Family International Church (UFIC)

Speaker |Entrepreneur |Philanthropist

5) Thabetha Kanengoni-Malinga

Minister of State in The Vice President’s Office

Developmentalist | Activist | Critic

6) Anastancia Ndlovu

Deputy Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Politician | Activist | Developmentalist

7) Wicknel Chivayo

Managing Director- Intratrek Zimbabwe

Investor |Entrepreneur |Trendsetter

8) Psychology Maziwisa

Member of Parliament Highfield, ZANU PF

Writer |Developmentalist |Critic

9) Evan Mawarire

Senior Pastor- His Generation Church

Pastor | Author | Entrepreneur | Activist

10) Jason Zhuwao

ZANU PF Information Officer

Politician |Activist | Developmentalist

11) Rumbidzai Takawira

ZBC News Presenter

Presenter | Host

12) Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa

Talk-Show Host – ZI FM

Presenter | Activist | Brand Ambassador

13) Advocate Nelson Chamisa

Member of Parliament – Kuwadzana East – MDC-T

Politician | Activist | Philanthropist

14) Chamu Chiwanza

President – Affirmative Action Group

Entrepreneur | Activist | Entertainer

15) Thomas Chizhanje

Tourism Ambassador – Facebook

Activist | Trendsetter | Pioneer

16) Charles Manyuchi

World Champion Boxer

Pioneer| Trendsetter| Brand Ambassador

17) Nomathemba Ndebele

Founder – Queen Posh

Entrepreneur | Designer | Fashion

18) Gilbert Sawana

Businessman

Entrepreneur | Speaker | Developmentalist

19) Mabasa Sasa

Editor In Chief – The Sunday Mail

Writer |Critic |Analyst

20) Genius Kadungure

CEO – pioneer Gases

Investor |Entrepreneur |Trendsetter

21) Cynthia Sithole

JAN JAM Fashion Stores

Entrepreneur | Fashion | Designer

22) Oscar Pambuka

Celebrated Media Personality

Presenter | Penalist | Producer

23) Tichaona Zindoga

Herald – Political Editor

Analyst |Writer |Critic

24) Tavonga Vutabwashe

President-Heartfelt Ministries International

Speaker | Entrepreneur | Philanthropist

25) Acie Lumumba

Chairman VIVA-Zimbabwe

Politician | Speaker | Entrepreneur

26) Dr Simbarashe Makuni

Founder – Belvedere Medical Centre

Entrepreneur | Developmentalist

27) Justice Mayor Wadyajena

Gokwe- Nembudziya (MP), ZANU PF

Politician | Activist | Developmentalist

28) Dr Patson Dzamara

President – Off the Hook Group

Speaker |Author |Philanthropist

29) Tich Mataz

Celebrated Radio Personality

Host | Presenter | Penalist

30) Marry Chiwenga

Chairperson-Miss Zimbabwe Trust

Entrepreneur | Developmentalist | Philanthropist

31) Chris Mugaga

CEO – Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce

Speaker |Researcher |Writer

32) Candice Mwakalyelye

Radio Personality

Presenter | Host | Master of Ceremonies

33) Phillip Chidavaenzi

Senior Features Writer-Newsday

Analyst |Critic |Developmentalist

34) Apostle Augustine Bura

Pastor AFM in Zim and Founder – Feast of Fire Conferences

Speaker| Philanthropist | Trendsetter

35) K.V.G

DJ Star FM

Panellist |Presenter | Co Host

36) Mdiwa Hood

Brand Ambassador – Steward Bank

Presenter | Musician | Entrepreneur

37) Pokello Nare

Zim Representative – Big Brother Africa 2013

Fashionista | Socialite | Brand Ambassador

38) Barry Manandi

Director Columbus TV

Presenter |Strategist |Brand Specialist

39) Vimbai Mutinhiri

Pan African Media Icon

Host | Presenter | Producer

40) Tawanda Mutyebere

Founder – Chicken Slice

Enterpreneur |Musician |Philanthropist

41) Promise Mkwananzi

Former MDC-T Youth Secretary General

Activist | Politician | Trendsetter

42) Itai Mutinhiri

Radio Personality

Supermodel | Presenter | Singer

43) Stunner (Desmond Chideme)

Founder – Tazoita Cash Records

Brand Ambassador | Song Writer | Producer

44) Napoleon Nyanhi

DJ – Star FM

Brand Ambassador | Presenter | Critic

45) Munyaradzi Gwatidzo

CEO Astro Mobile

Innovator | Entrepreneur | Developmentalist

46) Lawrence Moyo

Editor – H-Metro

Writer |Analyst |Critic

47) Tawanda Z Zvobgo

Associate- Dube, Manikai and Hwacha

Tutor | Attorney | Litigator | Advocate

48) Carl Joshua Ncube

Pioneer – Zim International Comedy Movement

Stand Up Comic | Animator | Graphic Designer

49) Dr Mike Joka

Founder Corporate 24 Group of Hospitals

Entrepreneur | Developmentalist | Philanthropist

50) Farai Gundani

Contributor- Forbes Africa

Writer |Entrepreneur |Media Personality

51) Advocate Thabani Mpofu

The Chamber Advocates of Zimbabwe

Developmentalist | Activist | Brand Ambassador

52) Passion Java

Passion Java Ministries

Philanthropist | Speaker | Entreprenuer

53) Tawanda Gudhlanga

DJ-S FM

Presenter | Analyst | Critic

54) Batsirai Java

Founder Terbanacles of Grace Ministries

Speaker | Entrepreneur | Developmentalist

55) Advocate Arthur Marara

Founder – Greatness Clinic Trust

Attorney |Author |Speaker

56) Moses Donsa Nkomo

Senior Partner – Donsa Nkomo and Mutangi IP Attorneys

Writer | Entrepreneur | Critic

57) Glorianne Francis

Glo Diamond

Strategist | Philanthropist | Host

58) Patisani Sibanda

DJ – Star FM

Presenter |Host |Master of Ceremonies

59) Maynard Manyowa

Contributor – News 24

Critic |Activist |Writer

60) Sydney Chisi

Director>Youth Initiative for Democracy in Zimbabwe (YIDEZ)

Activist | Panelist | Critic

61) Happiness Zengeni

Business Editor – The Herald

Analyst | Critic | Developmentalist

62) Mike Madhodha

Celebrated Sportscaster

Creative Director | Presenter | Critic

63) Misheck Gondo

Director>National Association of Youth Organisations

Activist | Developmentalist | Writer

64) Brains Muchemwa

CEO Oxlink Capital

Strategist |Analyst |Researcher

65) Tsitsi Mutendi

Founding Editor> Jewel Magazine

Critic | Developmentalist | Consultant

66) Danai Gurira

Pioneer – ZimHolywood Movement

Actor | Filmmaker | Playwright

67) Titus Gwemende

Economic Governance and Trade Portfolio Expert

Speaker | Writer | Activist

68) Joel Gombera

Group Marketing Manager> CBZ Holdings

Speaker | Developmentalist | Philanthropist

69) Charles Mushinga

Editor – The Bridge

Writer | Developmentalist | Critic

70) Fungai Tichawangana

Chief Imagineer Exist Digital Media Group

Entrepreneur | Critic | Photojournalist

71) Priscilla Chigariro

Founder – Zimbabwe Fashion Week

Supermodel | Activist | Entrepreneur

72) Munyaradzi Takawira

Country Leader-J Life Africa

Activist | Trainer | Critic

73) Khama Biliat

Celebrated football Player

Footballer | Activist | Brand Ambassador

74) Floridah Mapeto

Social Media Personality

Socialite | Fashionista

75) Baba Tencen

Founder – Kuripwa Kugara

Comedian |Activist | Presenter

76) Josphine S Mahachi

Click Africa TV Show

Host | Speaker | Entrepreneur

77) Tenford Chitanana

Artistic Director>Zimbabwe Youth Festival

Film maker | Critic | Activist

78) Garikai Chengu

Founder>Chengu Gold Mining

Entrepreneur | Activist | Critic

79) Fadzai Mahere

United Nations – Legal Researcher

Advocate | Activist | Critic

80) Gloria Zaravanhu

General Manager Corporate Services-NICOZ Diamond

Entrepreneur | Developmentalist | Critic

81) Tare Munzara

Founder – Miss United Countries

Speaker | Writer | Entreprenuer

82) Fungai Machirori

Founder> Her Zimbabwe

Photojournalist | Blogger | Critic

83) Dalumuzi Mhlanga

Founder – Lead Us Today

Academic | Activist | Humanitarian

84) Earthaton B Mutemasango

Judgement Yard

Host | Presenter | Trendsetter

85) P.T.K

Celebrated Musician

Pioneer |Brand Ambassador |Trendsetter

86) Kudzai Mubaiwa

Hub Manager- Muzinda Umuzi Hub

Speaker | Developmentalist | Activist

87) Soul Jah love

Celebrated Zim-Dancehall Artist

Musician | Activist | Brand Ambassador

88) Kirsty Coventry

Award Winning Athlete

Olympic Medallist | Activist | Brand Ambassador

89) Simon Bere

Chief Strategist – Simon Bere Inc.

Strategist | Trainer | Critic

90) Brian Mudumi

President – Zim-China Youth Forum

Entrepreneur | Writer | Developmentalist

91) Prophet Ed Branson

Jesus Generation Church

Philanthropist | Speaker | Entrepreneur

92) George Munengwa

CEO Pro-Air

Pioneer | Entrepreneur | Developmentalist

93) Rudo Neshamba

Striker – Mighty Warriors

Pioneer | Brand Ambassador | Activist

94) Rumbi Katedza

Founder – MaiJai Films

Film maker | Activist | Panelist

95) Elton Chigumbura

Captain-Zim Cricket Team

Pioneer |Brand Ambassador |Activist

96) Tongai Chirisa

Celebrated Actor

Brand Ambassador | Trendsetter |Pioneer

97) Prosper Mungoshi (Comic Pastor)

Bus-Stop Tv

Pioneer | Presenter | Critic

98) Nicholas Bhero

Founder-Global Talent Institute

Entrepreneur | Speaker | Playwright

99) Larry Kwirirayi

Founder – Three Men on a Boat

Innovator | Entrepreneur | Critic

100) Cara Black

Celebrated Tennis Player

Brand Ambassador | Icon |Activist

SOURCE:zimleadershipmag.co.zw

Vusa Manjonjo is the Editor in Chief of the Zimbabwean Leadership Magazine.

He can be contacted at vuvunjonjo@gmail.com or Facebook Vusa Manjonjo.

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