- Children Nevaeh
- Relatives Robert Zhuwao (father)
- Patrick Zhuwao (uncle)
- Robert Mugabe (uncle )
- Sabina Mugabe (grandmother)
Jason Swanepoel Zhuwao is a Zimbabwean ZANU PF politician. He is the ZANU PF Information Officer and media spokesperson. Zhuwao is Robert Mugabe’s nephew.
Jason S. Zhuwao was born on the 25 March 1993 and is the Son to Robert Zhuwao who is the last born son to the late heroine Sabina Mugabe, Robert Mugabe’s sister. Jason Zhuwao grew up in eastlea with his father and grandmother Sabina and earlier started participating in community politics at a tender age of 15.
He holds a Higher Diploma in Diplomacy and International Relations and is currently reading for a degree in Development Studies.
Zhuwao started participating in politics 2008 at the age of 15 and campaigned for the late Harare Central parliamentary candidate Rikson Musarurwa who eventually lost the election in the election run off against the MDC-T. Having proved his political soundness in the 2008 elections, rumour says in 2013 he was then head-hunted to be the campaign manager in the Highfield West constituency which was won resoundingly by Hon Psychology Maziwisa. He bacame the youngest ZANU PF campaign manager with unquestionable victory in these elections.
Zhuwao as Minister of Truth, penned articles in a local newspaper defending and promoting the dominance of the ruling party and popularizing its policies. On factionalism
Zhuwao has numerously denounced factionalism. In his article column in the Sunday Mail Zhuwao is quoted;
“you can not be a young progressive patriot of the revolution pressuring factional agendas, in ZANU PF we believe in one center of power which is in president Mugabe, this Gomwe and associates breed Lacoste campaigning is unconstitutional”
He is also chief editor of the ZimAsset Magazine. On several occasions he has featured on the National and international Television articulating ZANU PF party policies and ideology.
Jason Zhuwao is CEO to a renowned social media movement under the banner TEAM ZANU-PF Live responsible for live updates of party activities and mass dissemination of information.
He was then tasked by the Secretary for Youth Affairs Kudzai Chipanga to head the ZANU PF youth league information desk as ZANU PF Information Officer. And rose to fame when he headed the media campaign towards the historic 1 Million Men March. It is not clear yet if Zhuwao will participate in the 2018 general elections as a potential member of parliament but chances are that he is being positioned for government office. Zhuwao remains very vocal in Zimbabwe politics as he plays the role of party media spokesperson and youth advocacy leader, advocating for youth participation in governance.