Mnangagwa Fails To Name His VPs Again

20th December 2017

Farirai Madhumbe | President Emmerson Mnangagwa who was this afternoon expected to name his two Vice Presidents during his State Of The Nation Address, has left the venue without making the anticipated announcement.

Mnangagwa made another big speech in which he promises to fight corruption, woo investors and mentioned ways to improve economic growth, but left out announcing who his deputies are going to be.

Mnangagwa last Saturday deferred the much-awaited appointment of his two VPs and made far-reaching changes to the politburo that saw him appoint Major General Engelbert Rugeje the new national commissar and Oppah
Muchinguri Zanu PF’s new National Chairman.

There has been speculation that General Constantino Chiwenga who offially resigned last Monday fom the military had  en cleared to deputiseMnangagwa, eventually to succeed him.` Chiwenga yesterday officially handed over the reins to General Philip Valerio Sibanda, marking an end to his 44-year military career. The colourful handover and takeover grand parade was held at Commando Regiment and was witnessed by the Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces
President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Gen Chiwenga retired this week after spending 44 years as a soldier, 13 of which he was ZDF Commander.


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    The ZW Army will be deciding to tell ED who will be the VP’s. Comrades, lets get used to the fact that the ZW Army are now ZW’s rulers

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    Does anyone even know why we need 2 X VPs? Waste of roadblock money paying their salaries.