Supa Collins Mandiwanzira is the past President of the Affirmative Action Group (AAG) in Zimbabwe and current deputy Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services.
Having started his career working in financial print media, he subsequently moved to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), for five years as a business and financial reporter before enrolling in a Masters Degree in International Journalism with the City University of London.
There, he worked for the BBC and Reuters financial Television, as well as becoming the London correspondent of Summit Television, a new business news channel based in South Africa jointly owned by the Financial Times from London and Times Media Ltd of South Africa.
Supa was then managing director of the African Business Connections until 2002 when he became chief executive officer of Mighty Movies, following the purchase of the company from its original shareholders. He then worked for SABC, South Africa’s State broadcaster, as the Zimbabwe Correspondent.
Mandiwanzira joined the Al Jazeera English news channel as Zimbabwe correspondent. Recently, he has left the channel to pursue his growing media interests which include Civil Construction, Mining, Property Development,cinemas, radio and television production, and newspapers.
Mandiwanzira won a National Assembly seat on ZANU-PF ticket in Nyanga.
You can follow Supa Mandiwanzira on twitter: @SupaCollinsM