The 4th Commission of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) was appointed for a 5-year term from July 15, 2019.

This is in line with the Constitution of Zimbabwe on Chapter 13 Section 254 of Institutions to Combat Corruption and Crime.

The Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission

Commissioner Kuziwa Phineas Murapa

is the ZACC Deputy Chairperson. He has been a businessman, civil servant, program manager and consultant and with over 30 years of experience leading a regional development banking organization, government departments and blue-chip corporates in design of development projects. He is a public sector strategist, able to work with all levels of government laterally and vertically and has a deep understanding of the working of Government and its relationship with non-state actors.

He was Director of State Enterprises Anti-Corruption and Anti-Monopolies in the Office of President and Cabinet, Senior Manager Public Sector at Price Waterhouse Coopers and Technical Advisor in the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), Midrand, South Africa. He holds a MSC (RUP) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management and several courses related to anti-money laundering.

He is an accomplished academic with a reasonable research record. He lectured at three universities, including University of Zimbabwe, University of Bradford (UK) and Institutes of Social Studies in The Hague and Housing in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He also conducted lectures for the Institute of Public Administration and Management in Nairobi, Kenya. Commissioner Murapa has a deep understanding of Public Sector Governance and the Results Based Management and its application in the public sector for budgeting and Monitoring and Evaluation.

Commissioner Jessie Fungayi Majome

is responsible for the Legal issues at ZACC and chairs the Legal Committee. She is a lawyer with experience as a legislator and a former government minister. She is a human and women’s rights advocate. She is studying for a Doctor of Laws degree in Constitutional Law. Commissioner Majome is passionate about constitutionalism having been a member of the 25-member select committee of Parliament that authored the 2013 Constitution. She is convinced that implementation of it through strengthening of state institutions including ZACC will deliver Zimbabwe from corruption into prosperity for all.

Commissioner John Makamure

chairs the Committee on Prevention and Corporate Governance. This portfolio covers Public Education, Research and Knowledge Management, Compliance. Commissioner Makamure is also the ZACC spokesperson. He holds a First Degree in Economics and Masters[ in Business Administration both obtained from the University of Zimbabwe. In addition, he holds a Diploma in Journalism obtained from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. He is currently studying for a Doctorate in Business Administration with Binary University, Malaysia.

Commissioner Dr Mabel Ndakaripa Hungwe

chairs the Human Resource Committee and the External Relations and International Conventions portfolio at ZACC. She holds a PhD degree in Social and Economic Development from Lund University in Sweden.

She has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Zimbabwe and had a double major in Agronomy and Plant Genetics from the University of Minnesota in USA. Commissioner Hungwe has worked all over the African continent as a consultant in Research/Policy Analysis/Knowledge Management Specialist with speciality in policy, development, gender and agriculture value chains. Her passion is in learning, sharing and knowledge management.

Commissioner Thandiwe Mlobane

chairs the Audit and Risk Committee of ZACC. She is a holder of a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree from the University of Zimbabwe as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the National University of Science and Technology. In addition, she has various post Graduate courses from University of South Africa and Rutgers State University of New Jersey, USA. Commissioner Mlobane has extensive experience in Corporate Governance having been a Board Member and Non-Executive Director of various Parastatals and Public Listed companies.

Commissioner (Rtd) Major Michael Santu

is extremely knowledgeable in areas of governance, public finance and investigation. He is a shrewd negotiator, integrity specialist, a trained diplomat and a skilled tactician. He is a criminal psychologist and an anti-corruption expert. He has worked as a public servant all his life. He was instrumental in the formation of the Financial Intelligent Unit based at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. He holds a Master’s degree in Leadership and Management from the University of Zimbabwe. Commissioner Santu chairs the Investigations Committee.

Commissioner Gabriel Chaibva

is a teacher by qualification, a graduate of the University of Zimbabwe where he obtained a Bachelor of Science General Degree majoring in Mathematics and Physics. After 10 years working in the Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Medical School, Commissioner Chaibva was elected to Parliament where he established himself as a local government expert. He was admitted as a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Zimbabwe, now called the Chartered Governance Institute. At ZACC, he is Commissioner responsible for Administration, Finance and Investments.