Nicola Watson

Nicola Jane Watson (born 10 July 1955) is a Zimbabwean accountant and politician serving as the Member of the National Assembly of Zimbabwe for Bulawayo Central since 2018. She was previously one of the women parliamentary representatives elected in 2013.

Nicola Watson
Member of the National Assembly of Zimbabwe
Assumed office
Preceded byDorcas Sibanda
(Bulawayo Central)
ConstituencyBulawayo Central (2018–present)
Women (2013–2018)
Personal details
Nicola Jane Watson

(1955-07-10) 10 July 1955 (age 66)
Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia
Political partyMovement for Democratic Change (2000–2005)
Movement for Democratic Change – Tsvangirai (2005–2018)
Movement for Democratic Change (2018–present)
Alma materUniversity of Cape Town


Nicola Watson was born on 10 July 1955 in Bulawayo in what was then Southern Rhodesia. She attended Hillside Primary School and then Townsend Secondary School. She received her tertiary education at the University of Cape Town.[1] Her mother served as an MP.[2]

Watson joined the Movement for Democratic Change in 2000.[1]

In 2013, she became one of the designated women MPs elected through proportional representation.[2] She was elected the MP for Bulawayo Central in 2018.[3]


  1. ^ a b "HON WATSON NICOLA JANE". Parliament of Zimbabwe. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b Watson, Nicola. "Zim needs new fiscal policy: Watson". Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  3. ^ "MPs and Senators declared elected after 30 July 2018_harmonised elections". Retrieved 19 April 2020.