Zimbabwe Situation

Chiwenga Appointed Defence Minister 

Source: Chiwenga Appointed Defence Minister | ZimEye

By Langton Ncube| President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Vice President  Constatino Chiwenga the Defence and War veterans minister .

According to a statement issued by the acting chief secretary to the President and Cabinet, Justin Mupanhanga,Vice President Kembo Mohadi has also been assigned to oversee the National Peace and Reconciliation  ministry.

Chiwenga was also yesterday sworn in as the country’s first deputy Vice President.

He was the commander of the Zimbabwe defence Forces before he was retired to take up the Vice President’s position.

Chiwenga was the leader of the coup which pushed the former head of state Robert Mugabe out of power last month.

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