No Holiday For Zimbabwe's Cabinet as They Have Point to Prove

Zimbabwe's newly sworn-in Cabinet ministers are reportedly putting in extra hours every day to meet targets set by President Emmerson Mnangagwa as a new work ethic takes root in government. Mnangagwa took over just months away from an election in which he will be the ruling Zanu-PF candidate. With all eyes on whether he breaks with the past failures of former president Robert Mugabe's reign, and little time to revamp a shattered economy marked by empty banks and silent factories, the new government has a huge task on their hands.


President Emmerson Mnangagwa chairs his inaugural Cabinet meeting while flanked by Ministers Sithembiso Nyoni, Obert Mpofu, Simon Khaya Moyo and Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda at Munhumutapa offices in Harare.


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