10 September 2013

Zimbabwe: President Mugabe Appoints New Cabinet

Photo: Zanu-PF
President Robert Mugabe

President Mugabe has announced a new cabinet that saw Cde Patrick Chinamasa being appointed Finance Minister.

Zanu-PF members of parliament have started arriving for the ceremony that is taking place at State House.

Ministers hold their letters of appointment.

Here are the ministers and their portfolios:

Ignatius Chombo - Local Government

Prof Jonathan Moyo chats to Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa

Emmerson Mnangagwa - Justice and Legal Affairs

Patrick Chinamasa - Finance

Dzikamai Mavhaire - Energy and Power Development

Francis Nhema - Indigenisation

Douglas Mombeshora - Lands

Jonathan Moyo - Information

Dr Sekeramayi being congratulated after his appointment as Minister of Defence

Sydney Sekeramayi - Defence

Walter Mzembi - Tourism

Andrew Langa - Sport, Arts and Culture

Webster Shamu - Information and Communication Technology

Savior Kasukuwere - Environment

Lazarus Dokora - Primary and Secondary Education

Olivia Muchena - Higher and Tertiary Education

David Parirenyatwa - Health

Kembo Mohadi - Home Affairs

Oppah Muchinguri - Women's Affairs

Nicholas Goche - Labour

Walter Chidhakwa - Mines

Obert Mpofu - Transport

Sithembiso Nyoni - Small and Medium Enterprises

Simon Khaya Moyo - Senior Minister without potfolio

Joseph Made - Agriculture

Simbaneuta Mudarikwa - Minister of State for Mashonaland East

Cabinet has been reduced from 33 to 26

David Murapira and Paddy Zhanda - Deputy Ministers of Agriculture

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