Board Of Directors

Board Of Directors

R Nyahwa

R Nyahwa

Chair (Audit and Risk Committee)

She was appointed to the Zimpapers Board with effect from 1st October 2021. She holds a Masters Degree of Business Administration (MBA), Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.

Raphael Mushanawani

Raphael Mushanawani

Non-Executive Director
Mr Phillip Mbano

Mr Phillip Mbano

Non-Executive Director
Rutendo Mangudya

Rutendo Mangudya

Non-Executive Director
S Madzikanda

S Madzikanda

Non-Executive Director
P. Deketeke

P. Deketeke

Chief Executive Officer

Was appointed to the Zimpapers Board with effect from 30th September, 2015.  He is a qualified Media Practitioner who has been with Zimpapers since 1987. He has vast experience in the following roles: Reporter, Deputy News Editor and News Editor (Sunday Mail 1987-2000), Deputy Editor (Herald 2000-2001), Editor (Herald 2001-2008), Group Editor in Chief (2008–2011), Group Chief Operating Officer (2011–2014) and Group Chief Executive  (2011 to date).

F. Matanhire

F. Matanhire

Chief Finance Officer

Was appointed to the Zimpapers Board with effect from 30th September 2015.  Mr Matanhire holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting degree from Midlands State University, is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA-UK), Associate Member of the Zambian Institute of Chartered Accountants.  He is a Certified Tax Accountant with the Institute of Certified Tax Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICTA) and is a Fellow member of the Institute of Administrators and Commerce of Southern Africa (IAC-SA).  He holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI).

Doreen Sibanda

Doreen Sibanda

Board Chair
Gift Callisto Machengete

Gift Callisto Machengete

Chair (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING COMMITTEE)
George Chisoko

George Chisoko

Dr Alexander Rusero

Dr Alexander Rusero

Chair (Sustainability and Media Ethics Committee)
Mr Phillip Mbano

Mr Phillip Mbano

Non-Executive Director
R Nyahwa

R Nyahwa

Chair (Audit and Risk Committee)

She was appointed to the Zimpapers Board with effect from 1st October 2021. She holds a Masters Degree of Business Administration (MBA), Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.

Raphael Mushanawani

Raphael Mushanawani

Non-Executive Director
Rutendo Mangudya

Rutendo Mangudya

Non-Executive Director
S Madzikanda

S Madzikanda

Non-Executive Director
F. Matanhire

F. Matanhire

Chief Finance Officer

Was appointed to the Zimpapers Board with effect from 30th September 2015.  Mr Matanhire holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting degree from Midlands State University, is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA-UK), Associate Member of the Zambian Institute of Chartered Accountants.  He is a Certified Tax Accountant with the Institute of Certified Tax Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICTA) and is a Fellow member of the Institute of Administrators and Commerce of Southern Africa (IAC-SA).  He holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI).

P. Deketeke

P. Deketeke

Chief Executive Officer

Was appointed to the Zimpapers Board with effect from 30th September, 2015.  He is a qualified Media Practitioner who has been with Zimpapers since 1987. He has vast experience in the following roles: Reporter, Deputy News Editor and News Editor (Sunday Mail 1987-2000), Deputy Editor (Herald 2000-2001), Editor (Herald 2001-2008), Group Editor in Chief (2008–2011), Group Chief Operating Officer (2011–2014) and Group Chief Executive  (2011 to date).