12 Things You Should Know About Zimbabwe’s Joice Mujuru

Written by Keren Mikva


At the time of independence, Mujuru was the youngest cabinet minister

Born April 15, 1955, Mujuru joined the cabinet in 1980 as minster of sports, youth and recreation. She even continued her secondary school studies during her early years as minister — she’d put them on hold to join in the independence fight.