Minister of Foreign Affairs Simbarashe Mumbengegwi of Zimbabwe

At the time when he lived there, Mumbengegwi was Zimbabwe’s High Commissioner in London.
Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said London was fighting Mugabe for taking land from white commercial farmers mainly of British descent, and had even sucked in Prince Charles in a desperate attempt to get UN.
Mumbengegwi said the British government had tried and failed many times over the past couple of years to get the UN General Assembly and Security Council to debate Zimbabwe, though it had managed to get UN.
Mumbengegwi was born in Chivi, Zimbabwe (then Southern Rhodesia.
Mumbengegwi was Zimbabwe's Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1990 to 1995; while there, he was Vice President of the United Nations General Assembly from 1990 to 1991 as well as a member of the United Nations Security Council from 1991 to 1992.
In the March 2008 parliamentary election, Mumbengegwi was nominated by ZANU-PF as its candidate for the Senate seat from Shurugwi-Zvishavane in the Midlands.
TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Zimbabwean Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said that Tehran and Harare enjoy consolidated political and economic relations at different levels.
Speaking to reporters in a joint press conference after a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Manouchehr Mottaki here on Sunday, Simbarashe Mumbengegwi described the two countries' relations in all political and economic areas as strong and desirable.
But Simbarashe Mumbengegwi remained vague on the role that the country's Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai might play.
Mumbengegwi said the way forward is for Mugabe to form ''an all-inclusive government where all the political parties take part.
Mumbengegwi said Zimbabwe-China relations have been long friendly and China has rendered huge support for the people of Zimbabwe during their struggle for national liberation.
Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said Saturday that Annan misrepresented the facts.
Mumbengegwi said Saturday that Mugabe's government is aware of the humanitarian challenges facing Zimbabwe and is determined to address them.
During the meeting, Mumbengegwi expressed his gratitude to Iran for dispatching a high-ranking delegation to supervise Zimbabwe's parliamentary election held on March 31.
Zimbabwe's foreign minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi has invited countries which he said are allies.
Those who believe that the only free and fair election is where the opposition wins have been excluded since the ruling party, ZANU-PF, is poised to score yet another triumph,' Foreign Minister Mumbengegwi was quoted as saying in Friday's edition of the state-controlled daily, The Herald.
By DONNA BRYSON Zimbabwe's Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi met Tuesday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, with the West African nation's President Blaise Compaore.
Finance Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi has ordered that the new rule, which will cover all luxury goods, takes effect immediately after declaring the change in a government gazette, according to the newspaper.
Payments of customs duty and value-added tax on the importation of any item of goods designated as luxury items shall be payable in United States dollars, euros, or any other currency denominated under the exchange control," Mumbengegwi was quoted as saying.
On Monday, Mumbengegwi described the actions of the diplomats as politically-motivated.
where all the political parties take part.
Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said African countries would be allowed to send monitors, as would allies such as China, Iran and Venezuela.
But Mr Mumbengegwi said the electoral commission would not be partisan and the talks with the opposition had resulted in the relaxing of tough security and media laws, the Herald reports.
But Mumbengegwi said the figures were not true.
Youre having me on, surely! Or perhaps Simbarashe Mumbengegwi is so puffed up with self-righteousness that hes forgotten the time when the Zimbabwe Government violated article 36 of the Vienna Convention when Zimbabwean customs officials rummaged through British diplomatic baggage.
Mumbengegwi said that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe would not hesitate to kick out any diplomats who interfered in Zimbabwe's domestic politics.
Mumbengegwi said authorities postponed the visit because Annan had not made prior consultations with Government on the "timing and programme" of his proposed visit.
Mumbengegwi said the Government and the WFP last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the supply and distribution of 350 000 tonnes of food assistance.
Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said a number of regional bodies such as the African Union would be asked to oversee the joint presidential and parliamentary elections on March 29.
Clearly, those who believe that the only free and fair election is where the opposition wins, have been excluded since the ruling party, ZANU-PF, is poised to score yet another triumph,"" Mumbengegwi was quoted in the state-run Herald newspaper as telling a gathering of diplomats.
As well as China, Mumbengegwi said India, Malaysia and Indonesia would all be welcome to oversee the ballot.
Earlier this week, Zimbabwe Foreign Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said President Mugabe was ready to form a unity government.
Mumbengegwi said in the future Zimbabwe would not hesitate to invoke international rules covering the conduct of diplomats that include recall of diplomats or expulsion.
But Foreign Affairs minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi says the Elders are lying.