Harare Physical Address

24 Mon Repos
2nd Floor South Wing
Newlands Shopping Centre
Enterprise Road, Harare, Zimbabwe
Phone: +263 (04) 746356
Email: eacouncil@zol.co.zw

Bulawayo Physical Address

8B Robert Mugabe Way
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Phone: +263 (09) 70044
Email: eacbyo@gmail.com


Estate Agents Council Board

Oswald Nyakunika - Board Chairman

oswald_nyakunikaOswald Nyakunika is a Chartered Valuation Surveyor and the Managing Partner of Knight Frank - Bulawayo. Born in Zimbabwe, he obtained a Diploma in Land Economy at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and trained in London.

Oswald’s work experience includes a spell in the Valuation Office of the UK Government. Oswald has undertaken a number of investment/development appraisal assignments and has acted as Project Consultant on a number of property developments and refurbishments.

Oswald is the past President of the Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe and is the current chairman of the Board of the Estate Agents Council.

Gift Mungazi - Board Member

G. MungaziA Member Of REIZ and EAC. Founder of Clearblue Holding with various subsidiaries -Real Estate/Earthmoving and Transport and Logistics. Managing Director of Manna Real Estate Agents from 2009 up to date. Former Board Member/ Board Secretary of A prominent Estate Agent (Eagle Estate Agents) with 3 branches in 3 cities- Harare, Mutare and Rusape. Worked as a Branch Manager for Harare Branch. Have been engaged to the Real Estate Industry form 2003 at an age of 22 years to date and obtained vast experience in Property Valuation, Management and Sales for the past 15 years.

Elvis Benhura - Board Member

elvisbenA Registered Valuer with the Valuers Council of Zimbabwe, Registered Estate Agent and Member of the Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe. Elvis engaged in the Real Estate Industry from 2010 at the age of 21 passing through the hands of TWRE Zimbabwe and Red Rose real estate, acquiring experience in property valuation, management and sales. Currently he is a property valuer in the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing (Valuation and Estates Management Department) from November 2013 to date. He is 29 years old.

Patience Munetsi-Patongamwo - Board Member



A certified Accounting Technician, Managing Director and Principal Registered Agent for The Smart Move in Realty which was founded in 2015. She embarked on her Real Estate journey in 2001 after joining the then Gainsborough Estate Agents which later became Seeff Properties Zimbabwe giving her 17 years experience in the industry. She obtained her Estate Agents Licence in 2008 and also completed her Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe examinations. She is a holder of an executive diploma in Business leadership with Zimbabwe Institute of Management and she was a northern region nominee in 2016 for the ZIM SME Leader of the year awards.

Luke Matimba - Board Member


  • 13yrs of experience in the Real Estate industry.
  • Current Vice President of the Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe.
  • Registered Valuer with the Valuers Council of Zimbabwe.
  • Registered Estate Agent.
  • Worked for Property Hopes Real Estate and Southgate and Bancroft at strategic levels of the organisation.
  • Currently the Assistant Property Manager at Mining Industry Pension Fund.

Charles Manhiri - Board Member


  • Holder of an LLBs(Honours) Degree obtained from UZ in 2011
  • Public Prosecutors Certificate (1992-Domboshava training Centre),
  • Certificate in Middle Management from ZIPAM -2001
  • Joined Public Service in the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs 1st July 1992 to date.

Lloyd Mhishi - Board Member

LloydMhishiLloyd Mhishi is Partner at Mhishi Legal Practice.

LLB (Hons) (UZ), MBA (UZ), has been registered and has practiced as a Legal Practitioner, Notary Public and Conveyancer since early 1994. Lloyd has experience in litigation and Commercial practice. He has practiced Conveyancing in the well known big Zimbabwean law firms: Honey and Blanckenberg and Dube, Manikai and Hwacha (DMH) for many years. He has grown to be acknowledged as an expert in the field having delivered papers as well as lectured at University level on the subject for more than ten years. Lloyd has published the first and only book on Conveyancing in Zimbabwe. He sits on the boards of directors of several companies.

Nicodimus Kuipa - Board Member


  • 48 years of age
  • Attended Goromonzi High School & UZ.
  • Attained an MBA degree from Africa University
  • Have been a realtor since leaving the university in 1993 passing through the hands of CB Richard Ellis, Knight Frank, Old Mutual Properties and Southgate & Bancroft.
  • Founded Southbay Real Estate in 2006 starting with a staff compliment of 1 and growing to current establishment of 19.
  • Former President of the Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe (2005 -2007)
  • Board member & Finance Committee Chairman of both the Estate Agents Council of Zimbabwe and the Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe.



Justin Machibaya - Board Member

JustinMachibayaJustin Machibaya is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Homelux Group incorporating Homelux Real Estate, Homelux Property Development, Semble-It Kitchens & Just Tiles & Bathrooms. Justin has 21years experience in all aspects of real estate.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Studies Honours Degree from University of Zimbabwe and Masters Degree in Real Estate from Pretoria University.

He is an Associate Member of Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe.  He is a Registered Estate Agent, and he sits on Panel of Valuers to the High Court of Zimbabwe and is a valuer with the Valuers Council of Zimbabwe

  • ZNCC - 1st runner up Business man of the year 2006
  • 2006 - International Quality award for business Excellency – Switzerland
  • 2012 - 22nd Global Trade leaders club award – Spain
  • ZNCC - 1st Runner up Business man of the year 2013



Finance Committee

  • Nicodimus Kuipa
  • Justin Machibaya
  • Charles Manhiri
  • Luke Matimba
  • Patience Munetsi Patongamoyo

Accounts Review Committee

  • Nicodimus Kuipa
  • Charles Manhiri
  • Luke Matimba
  • Patience Munetsi Patongamoyo

Board of Examiners

  • Justin Machibaya
  • Audry Kwangwama
  • Rogers Matsikidze
  • Elvis Benhura
  • Gift Mungazi

Disciplinary and Claims Committee

  • Luke Matimba
  • Lloyd Mhishi
  • Justin Machibaya
  • Gift Mungazi
  • Elvis Benhura