Maziwisa read Law at the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) in Pietermaritzburg. He was known amongst his peers as having a passion for politics and would soon start his own political organization within the university called Principled African Students Organization (PASO). PASO contested in the Student Representative Council (SRC) elections and won 2 out of 10 seats. Maziwisa was elected as the Deputy SRC President.
Maziwisa wrote a series of articles critical of ZANU PF and President Mugabe while serving his articles at TMJ. But after being approached by Saviour Kasukuwere in 2010, he tendered his resignation and decided to move back to Zimbabwe to work for Robert Mugabe.
Maziwisa worked as Kasukuwere's advisor and started to pen hard-hitting articles criticizing Morgan Tsvangirai. In no time, Maziwisa grew to become Tsvangirai's fiercest critic. Maziwisa ran a blog on newzimbabwe.com and was widely quoted in the print media and radio as a political commentator. In February 2013, Maziwisa was head-hunted for a role in ZANU PF's Information Department. He was appointed Deputy Director of Information. Around the same time, he was also appointed to the Zimbabwe Mining Development Board.
As elections drew closer, Maziwisa made headlines when Coca Cola for disguising its 'Crazy for Good' initiative as a genuine marketing tool when in fact it was an attempt to promote the MDC-T. Maziwisa intensified his anti-MDC-T rhetoric in the period leading up to the July 31st elections describing Tsvangirai as a miserable loser who had created more babies than jobs. He officially became ZANU PF spokesperson throughout the election period and was quoted extensively by BBC,BBC Radio,CCTV,SABC,eNCA and Al-JaZeera.
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