Buhera South

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Buhera South is a constituency in the Eastern province of Manicaland, Zimbabwe.

Background[edit]

According to the 2000 Delimitation Commission Report (p.23), Buhera South is ‘An area of land bounded by a line drawn from a point at map reference 36KUP452550 on the Nyazvidzi river on 1:50 000 Map Bedza 1931B3, Edition 1, north-eastwards to the commencement of an unnamed river at map reference UP476558 on that map and down that river to its confluence with the Zvipanga River, down the Zvipanga River to its confluence with an unnamed river at map reference UP524539 on that map and up this unnamed river to its commencement at map reference UP563563 on that map; thence south-eastwards direct to a road junction at map reference UP569558 on that map and eastwards along this road to Mudanda School to the commencement of Mukono River at map reference UP652576 and down this river to its confluence with the Mwerahari River, down the Mwerahari River to the Save River and down the Save to its confluence with the Devure River; thence up the Devure and Nyazvidzi Rivers to the starting point.’

Politics[edit]

The ZANU (PF) heavyweight Kumbirai Kangai was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Buhera South from 1980 to 2008 when Naison Nemadziwa of the MDC-T took over after beating ZANU (PF)'s militant Joseph Chinotimba in the March 2008 harmonized elections. For these election Buhera was divided into four (4) constituencies. Buhera West was won by MDC-T' Advocate Eric Matinenga, Buhera North was won by ZANU (PF)'s Mutomba and Buhera central was won by MDC-T' Matimba.

Coordinates: 19°29′16″S 31°49′40″E / 19.48778°S 31.82778°E / -19.48778; 31.82778