Tag: Cabinet

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 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 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 […]