Ibbo Mandaza is a Zimbabwean academic, writer and publisher. He holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Political Economy from the University of York in England in 1979 and taught at the Universities of Botswana, Zambia, Dar e Salaam and Zimbabwe (part-time). He has researched and written notably on troubles of governance, worldwide relations and public policy; and became one of the first senior African Civil Servants in post-impartial Zimbabwe (1980-1990), having been a member of the (Zimbabwe) National Liberation Movement, withinside the Department of Research, Education and Manpower, ZANU Headquarters, Maputo, Mozambique. He served as Director of the National Manpower Survey and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Manpower Planning and Development; as Deputy Chairman of the Public Service Commission and Member of the Defence Forces Commission; and in the end as Chairman of the Parastatals Commission, earlier than his early retirement from the Civil Service in July 1990 on the age of 42
Ibbo Mandaza became Chairman of the Board of Directors of the second one biggest tourism and resort group (Rainbow Tourism Group) in Zimbabwe from 1992 to 2009, Ibbo Mandaza is presently Executive Chairman of the Southern African Political Economy Series Trust, a nearby Think Tank and Convenor of the Policy Dialogue Forum.
Congratulations to Dr Ibbo Mandaza who has been appointed Adjunct Professor at the Wits School of Governance in South Africa, Prof Mandaza is the director of SAPES Trust in Harare. After independence he was the man behind manpower development with Edgar Tekere as his minister, they send thousands of underprivileged Zimbabweans to study abroad in order to get the missing technical skills including pilots and engineersMandaza maybe a genius is certain aspects but for me, he remains a Zanu witch who contributed towards the Zimbabwean suffering. You can continue congratulating the man at your own peril, and South Africans wont be happy as they did to the late Mayor
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