Genius Kadungure aka Ginimbi was a popular Zimbabwean socialite and businessman. He was also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of a gas company, Pioneer Gases which has interests in Botswana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. He was also the owner of Dreams Nightlife Club.

On 8 November 2020, Ginimbi died in a car accident. The car, a Rolls Royce, hit another (a blue Honda Fit) and then crashed into some trees. It burst into flames after crashing. Ginimbi was pulled out of the car successfully but died moments later. The other occupants of the car were trapped inside and were burned to death.[1] Fitness bunny, Moana, also died in the accident as she was one of occupants of the car.

 

Genius Kadungure was born on 10 October 1984 in Domboshava in a family of four. He was also referred to by the nickname of Ginimbi a name he used on his Facebook profile. He was the Harare International Carnival ambassador. He had two sisters Nelia and Juliet.

Kadungure was said to have started engaging in small business transactions at the age of 17 as he became a middle-man securing gas for domestic users. Genius had a friend who worked at the Angolan Airways offices, he quickly secured his first contract through a friend. He would follow up on a number of sales to gas users and that would see his fortunes turning. Within a year, he had started driving and two years later he had a Mercedes Benz S Class.[2] He went on to establish Pioneer Gases which is now part of Piko Trading Group. The company supplies gas to the commercial, industrial, public and retail sectors.

Ginimbi’s net worth was currently not known as his businesses are not listed publicly. Based on assets known however, his net worth was estimated to be between US $10 million and US $100 million. He added a new US$600 000 worth Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster during the week ending 3 October 2020 to his fleet of luxury cars which turned heads of many in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare.

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