The true life history of Rtd General Solomon Mujuru (01/05/49 to 15/08/19)
Born Solomon Tapfumaneyi Mutusva on the 1st of May 1949 in Chivhu Mashonaland East Province.
Zimuto Secondary School
Wives- Faith Mujuru, Joice Mujuru
Children-Tendai Mujuru, Tawanda Mujuru, Tsitsi Mujuru, Bianca Mujuru, Kumbirai Mujuru, Nyasha Mujuru, Chipo Mujuru (Mujuru had over 20 children in total, some sired out of Wedlock)
Mining, agriculture, transport, tourism and construction
Major businesses owned where Trojan Mine, River Ranch Mine, Ruzambo Farm in Beatrice, Kulmic Investments, and Alamein Farm
Military and Political Career
Joined the Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU) in the 1960s
Joined ZAPU military wing Zimbabwe African People’s Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA)
Went for Military Training in Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (Russia)
Joined Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) in 1971
Joined ZANU military wing Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army (ZANLA)
Appointed commander of Zimbabwe people’s army( Merger of ZANLA and ZIPRA)
Mujuru was appointed Deputy Secretary of Defence in Zanu – 1977
Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (1981-1992)
Member of Parliament(Zanu PF) –Chikomba district
Mujuru was part of the personal sanctions list.
Estimated Net Worth-US$10 Billion
Died on the 15th of August when fire gutted his farm house at Alamein Farm.
Mujuru was buried at the National Heroes Acre.