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Dzingai Mutumbuka

Dzingai Mutumbuka


Dr. Dzingai Mutumbuka was the first Minister of Education and Culture of Zimbabwe upon its independence (1980-1988), and later served as the Minister of Higher Education (1988-1989). He later spent nearly two decades at the World Bank in various leadership roles in the human development and education sectors. Since then, he has held various leadership positions, including chair of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and board member of both UNESCO’s International Institute for Education Planning (IIEP) and the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Programme. Dr. Mutumbuka was the chair of the RISE Delivery Board.

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