Dr Divine Ndhlukula is a Zimbabwean businesswoman, founder and Managing Director of DDNS Security Operations (Pvt) Ltd which is the holding company for Securio Security Services. She was married to Stanely Ndhlukula (late) and has one son – David Simbi and two grandchildren.
She was born on February 5, 1960 in rural Gutu to Mary and Piniel Simbi. She grew up in Gutu, and had her Secondary education at Makumbe Mission. She holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at Midlands State University and another MBA from Women’s University in Africa and a PhD in Business Leadership from the Women’s University which was conferred in recognition of her business leadership and gender equality initiatives.
Divine worked for Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation and Old Mutual for six years as an Accounting Officer and then joined Intermarket Life Assurance as a Marketing Executive where she worked for 16 years. In 1998, she founded a security company Securico, the first Zimbabwean manned security company to be certified to the internationally acclaimed ISO9001:2008 Quality Management System.
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She has received various awards and accolades. Dr Divine Ndhlukula was named one of the Most Successful Women in Africa by Forbes. She also founded Zvikomborero Farms, an agricultural company involved in a variety of farming activities. In 2011, she won the National Quality Awards Company of the Year. In 2016, she was given the Zimbabwe Northern Region Leadership Excellence Awards Private Sector.
She has headed various organizations and parastatals like Security Association Zimbabwe, Chamber of Mines where she served as a Chairperson, Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC), Professional Executives & Businesswomen Forum (PROWEB) and a host others.