Mnangagwa Fires Chihuri 

Mnangagwa Fires Chihuri 

Source: Mnangagwa Fires Chihuri | ZimEye

By Langton Ncube|Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has been fired after more than 23 years in charge of the country’s police force.

Chihuri’s dismissal comes on the same day that the Zimbabwe Defence forces announced the end of Operation Restore Order and the return of the ZRP to normal duty.

The former Commissioner-General was heckled and booed by the crowd when he was swearing his loyalty and allegiance to President Emmerson Mnangagwa at his inauguration ceremony in November 2017

Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (CDF) General Constantino Chiwenga has retired from the military and he has been replaced as CDF by former Commander of the Zimbabwe National Army, Phillip Valerio Sibanda.

Edzai Absolom Chimonyo becomes the new Commander of the Zimbabwe National Army. Former Air Vice Marshal Elson Moyo has been named as the new Air Force Commander.

Major-Generals Sibusiso Moyo and Engelbert Rugeje have received promotion upon retirement and retire as Lieutenant-Generals.

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    Lovemore 5 years ago

    This is high time we all rally behind President ED and give him a chance to revive our once beautiful country. He knows where they had gone wrong his move of stamping corruption from within his comrades speaks volumes. Forward with reconstruction of our Mother land ZIMBABWE. May God help us.

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    harper 5 years ago

    His dismissal comes 21 years to late.

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    harper 5 years ago

    His dismissal comes 31 years too late

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      Kutama 5 years ago

      The people of Matabeleland told us in 2000 – “Chihuri, Mugabe’s Mahuri.” Now we will get a Crocodile Mahuri?