Mr. Solomon Nguni is a duly registered legal practitioner, conveyancer and notary public. He has been in private legal practice since 2009 and was admitted to practice law in the Superior courts of Zimbabwe (High Court, Labour Court, Supreme Court of Appeal as well at the Constitutional court of Zimbabwe). His areas of interest include human rights, governance, and constitutional litigation. He is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Zimbabwe as well as the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights and the Christian Legal Society-Zimbabwe.
Mr. Nguni holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Honours degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master of Laws (LLM) degree with specialisation in private law from the University of South Africa. In September 2018 he was elected mayor of the City of Bulawayo for 2018 to 2023 municipal term, coming from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party.
Duties of the mayor of the City of Bulawayo include guiding policy development, supervising the implementation of council work programmes and projects and the general compliance with relevant legislation, chairing council meetings and representing the council in outside bodies. He has been managing partner at a private law firm, Dube, Mguni & Dube Legal Practitioners which he co-founded in February 2015. His duties as managing partner included all aspects of administration, accountability for profit and loss, controlling costs and achieving revenue objectives. He is a member of the advisory board of Christian Legal Society-Zimbabwe, an organisation of Christian lawyers engaged in community development.