Mnangagwa Cuts Off VP Chiwenga's Access to Zimbabwe's Military

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has withdrawn Vice President Constantino Chiwenga's oversight role of the Ministry of Defence and War Veterans. In a stunning political blow to Chiwenga, Mnangagwa reassigned the former Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander to exercise oversight in "procurement and research" instead.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga and Defence Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, second from right (file photo).


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