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Retired Major General Douglas Nyikayaramba Died


Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Mozambique, Retired Major General Douglas Nyikayaramba, who was also the chief of staff administration in the Zimbabwe national army (ZNA) has died from Covid-19.

24newsONLINE reports that a number of military sources confirmed Douglas Nyikayaramba’s death.


Douglas Nyikayaramba was known, for openly pledging support to the Zanu-PF political party.

Major General Douglas Nyikayaramba was an army official in the Zimbabwe Defence Forces. He was a former Chief of Staff, Administration at the Zimbabwe National Army. He was known, for openly pledging support to the Zanu-PF political party. He died on 9 February 2021 due to Coronavirus related complications. He was Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Mozambique at the time of his death.

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In July 2020, Brigadier General Douglas Nyikayaramba (the head of the predecessor to ZEC in 2007/08) was listed, in the BSR of 18 July 2020, as a beneficiary in the 2007 RBZ Farm Mechanisation Scheme, as a result of the Fast Track Land Reform Programme.

The data is analysed by recipients origin:.

Mashonaland provinces had the most beneficiaries, both in terms of numbers and value.
Mashonaland East got US$47,5 million,
Mashonaland West US$44,7 million
Mashonaland Central had US$34,2 million.
Two Matebeleland provinces had a combined total of US$13,9 million.
Masvingo US$26,4 million,
Manicaland US$18 million
Midlands US$14 million.
Brigadier General Douglas Nyikayaramba is listed under the thematic group “Political Referees: Commissions”. According to the list, he got a loan of US$169,972.00.

In 2012 then Brigadier-General Douglas Nyikayaramba was promoted to the rank of Major General.

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