Mr. Paul Themba Nyathi is the current Director of Masakhaneni Trust based in Bulwayo, Zimbabwe. He is a former Zimbabwe politician who began his career as a primary school teacher. He became a member of ZAPU and was appointed as provincial leader before being jailed for three years in Wha Wha prison, Gwelo for recruiting people to train as freedom fighters. In prison, he studied for a Bachelor of Arts through the University of South Africa by correspondence. When he came out of prison in 1979, he was appointed to ZAPU’s central committee, a position he held until 1987 when the Unity Accord came into place.