Top Military Officers Land Posts In Zimbabwe's New Cabinet

Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named his Cabinet, appointing senior military figures to high-profile positions. Sibusiso Moyo, the general who appeared on state TV after the recent military takeover, is the new foreign minister and head of the air force.



  • Zimbabwe:  Mnangagwa Appoints Deadwood Cabinet

    Zimbabwe Independent, 1 December 2017

    PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed a new 22-member cabinet full of old Zanu PF faces, loyalists, as well as some officials known for wreaking havoc in their localities and… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Opposition Leaders Have Now Lost the Plot

    Zimbabwe Independent, 1 December 2017

    On November 20, one US dollar was fetching the equivalent of $1,90 in bond notes on the streets of Harare. The next day, Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in.… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  After the Downfall of Mugabe

    Zimbabwe Independent, 1 December 2017

    IT was always going to be important to celebrate the downfall of former president Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's last standing dictators who ruled Zimbabwe with an iron fist for 37… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Citizens Respond to New Cabinet

    News24Wire, 1 December 2017

    Zimbabweans have been sharing their disappointment over news that a new cabinet appointed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa has not made a break with the past. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  We Are Worried - Reactions to Mnangagwa's Midnight Cabinet

    The Source, 1 December 2017

    Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named a new Cabinet, seen as rewarding top military officials who played a crucial role in his rise to the top but retained much of the… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Cabinet - Understanding Mnangagwa's Balancing Act

    The Source, 1 December 2017

    On 15 November President Robert Mugabe tendered his resignation letter to the Speaker of Parliament. The resignation was greeted with euphoria which continued until the new… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  President Announces New Cabinet

    The Herald, 30 November 2017

    President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday appointed a 22-member Cabinet in a move that saw some line ministries with functional duplications being merged. Read more »

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