Lovemore Madhuku Biography
Birthday: July 20, 1966 (Cancer)
Born In: Zimbabwe
Lovemore Madhuku is a Zimbabwean politician and democracy activist who is best known for being one of the founding members of the National Constituent Assembly or NCA, a pro democracy group. An active civil society worker, Madhuku served as NCA’s President from 2001 to 2011. During his tenure as the President, he aimed at bringing forth a new autonomous constitution in Zimbabwe that would get rid of the one-party rule of Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe since 1987. The highlight of his career came when the NCA successfully defeated a constitution introduced by Mugabe in the national referendum in 2000. Ever since, Madhuku has been trying to bring to an end the autocratic rule and establish a democratic constitution in Zimbabwe. He attained his degree in law from the University of Zimbabwe and later did his doctorate degree from the University of Cambridge. He has been appointed as the fulltime professor at the University of Zimbabwe since 2011. Madhuku penned the famous textbook, ‘An Introduction to Zimbabwean Law’ which gives an insight about Zimbabwean legal system.