Minister of Small- and Medium-Scale Enterprises Sithembiso Nyoni of Zimbabwe

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Minister Sithembiso Nyoni said the first mission would be opened in Zambia followed by Tanzania, Angola and Malawi, where a potential for a respectable market share had been identified.
Sithembiso Gile Gladys Nyoni is a Zimbabwean politician and a former Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises Development.
In the March 2008 parliamentary election, Nyoni was elected to the House of Assembly as the ZANU-PF candidate in Nkayi North.
The Herald reported on January 3, 2009, that Nyoni had been dismissed from the Cabinet earlier in the week, along with 11 other ministers, because she no longer held any seat in Parliament.
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Nyoni said the government wanted the joint ventures with China to be along the same lines as those established between Zimbabwe and India in June this year when they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) worth 5 million US.
The Minister of Small to Medium Scale Enterprises Sithembiso Nyoni said this when she officiated at the graduation ceremony of 225 people who completed certificate courses in Cutting and Designing and Decor respectively at the Zimbabwe Assemblies of God in Africa training center in Nketa suburb.
Nyoni said SME's were the engines of economic growth hence the need for people involved in this sector to work hard and develop their country.
Minister for Small and Medium Enterprises Development Sithembiso Nyoni was playing havoc at Fountain farm in Insiza.
The Insiza District land committee had recommended that the farm, which is highly developed and produces poultry, citrus and livestock should be allocated to youths for skills training, but Nyoni had allegedly been offered the farm.
Though Lands and Agriculture Minister Joseph Made had promised to withdraw Nyoni's offer letter, Nyoni was allegedly hiring thugs to beat up people at the farm including members of the Insiza District land committee.
in court if the matter does end up there.
Nyoni described the reports as malicious and mischievous, saying they were meant to force her into an immature debate.
Nyoni said the statement was a character assassination attempt and that her family and private life should be separated from her political life.
Mrs Nyoni has worked to disseminate the experiences of ORAP internationally, and she is currently Chairperson of the international network IRED, which seeks to promote people-centred development throughout the South.
Nyoni was Minister of State for Economic Development in the Office of the President of Zimbabwe.
Sithembiso Nyoni is the Founder of the Organisation of Rural Associations for Progress (ORAP) and served as its Executive Coordinator.
Nyoni is a winner of the 1993 Right Livelihood award for outstanding leadership in grassroots mobilization against hunger, the 1995 United Nations 50 Communities award on behalf of ORAP for effective mobilization of communities around environmental issues and forestry and the 1999 Humanitarian Award from InterAction for demonstrating her extraordinary leadership in support of nongovernmental organizations and the people they serve.
Midzi lost the Hatfield seat to the MDCs Tapiwa Mashakada in the 2005 general election, while Nyoni was wallopped in 2000 by the oppositions vice-president Thokozani Khupe in Makokoba and five years later she lost to David Coltart in Bulawayo South.
Mnangagwa is likely to contest in one of the two constituencies in Gokwe, Mangwana in Chivi North and Nyoni is eyeing a constituency in Matabeleland North, another source said.
Insp Nyoni said police officers investigating the case discovered that the stolen cattle’s brands were tampered with to resemble the brands on Cde Nyoni’s livestock.
Insp Nyoni said the cattle are being held as an exhibit, although he would not reveal their current location.
Nyoni is the mother-in-law of Moyo.
From the Standard,"Up to now, Nyoni has not set foot in Parliamentary chambers.