Latest News

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 […]

Zimbabwe officially declares Mugabe national holiday

Zimbabwe officially declares Mugabe national holiday

Zimbabwe has officially declared 21 February to be Robert Gabriel Mugabe National Youth Day, thereby making the former president’s birthday a public holiday, the Herald newspaper reports. New President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to form a cabinet this week. Mr Mugabe resigned last week after a military intervention and days […]

Zimbabwe Cabinet pick to show if Mnangagwa is breaking with the past

Zimbabwe Cabinet pick to show if Mnangagwa is breaking with the past

New Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to form a new cabinet this week, with all eyes on whether he breaks with the past and names a broad-based government or selects old guard figures from Robert Mugabe’s era. Of particular interest is his choice of finance minister to replace Ignatius Chombo, who was […]