Tag: Reshuffle

Mnangagwa fires Chihuri as Chiwenga closer to VP post

Mnangagwa fires Chihuri as Chiwenga closer to VP post

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday retired Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Chiwenga “pending redeployment”, amid speculative reports the army boss was now destined for the Vice-Presidency after leading the military’s Operation Restore Legacy, which culminated in former President Robert Mugabe’s ouster last month. Mnangagwa also sent Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri […]

Mugabe to reshuffle key security bosses

Mugabe to reshuffle key security bosses

President Robert Mugabe is set to reshuffle key security service chiefs, having already redeployed ex-Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) boss retired Major-General Happyton Bonyongwe to become the new Justice minister. This comes as Mugabe has put in motion a process to send Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) Chief-of-Staff (General Staff) Trust Mugova to […]

Mugabe fires Zimbabwe finance minister in cabinet reshuffle

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe fired his finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle that weakened the influence of his vice-president, who is vying to succeed him after 37 years of rule over the southern African nation. Patrick Chinamasa was the most high-profile ally of Emmerson Mnangagwa to fall in the reshuffle […]