Politics

Zimbabwe swears in first post-Mugabe Cabinet

Zimbabwe swears in first post-Mugabe Cabinet

Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa swore in his Cabinet on Monday (Dec 4), with allies defending him against criticism for giving top posts to the generals who helped his rise to power. Sworn in as president on Nov 24 after 93-year-old Robert Mugabe quit following a de facto military coup, […]

Mnangagwa offers amnesty for funds stashed abroad

Mnangagwa offers amnesty for funds stashed abroad

Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for individuals and companies to surrender public funds illegally stashed abroad. In a statement, he said the government will prosecute those who fail to comply when the amnesty ends in February. “Such malpractices constitute a very serious economic crime against […]

Mnangagwa appoints Chinamasa as Zimbabwe finance chief

Mnangagwa appoints Chinamasa as Zimbabwe finance chief

Emmerson Mnangagwa, who replaced Robert Mugabe as Zimbabwe’s president after an army takeover, has made a proponent of restoring links with international lenders his acting finance minister. Patrick Chinamasa’s appointment was made as Mr Mnangagwa, who took office after Mr Mugabe resigned last week and has promised to end Zimbabwe’s […]

Zimbabwe’s new president dissolves Mugabe cabinet

Zimbabwe’s new president dissolves Mugabe cabinet

Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa three days after his inauguration has dissolved the cabinet of his predecessor Robert Mugabe, who resigned after the military took control of the country, a senior government official said on Monday. Mnangagwa “is in the process of putting together a new team of cabinet ministers”, Misheck Sibanda, the chief […]