Elphas Mukonoweshuro

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The Right Honourable
Elphas Mukonoweshuro
Minister of Public Service of Zimbabwe
In office
13 February 2009 – 5 August 2011
Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai
Preceded by Nicholas Goche
Personal details
Died 5 August 2011
South Africa
Political party Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai
Alma mater University of Zimbabwe

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 parliament for Gutu South in Masvingo Province.[1] He died after a short illness in South Africa on 5 August 2011.[2]

On 10 February 2009, Morgan Tsvangirai designated Mukonoweshuro for the position of Minister of Public Service as part of the Zimbabwe Government of National Unity of 2009.[3]


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  2. ^ "Harare: Zimbabwe's Public Services Minister Professor Mukonoweshuro Dies". News of Black Interest. 6 August 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-06. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Zimbabwe: Full Tsvangirai MDC Cabinet List". SW Radio Africa (allAfrica.com). 10 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-10.