HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed a new Cabinet that includes ruling party loyalists as well as figures linked to the military, whose takeover helped oust former leader Robert Mugabe.
No opposition politicians are included.
The 22-member Cabinet announced late Thursday on state-run television includes Maj. Gen. Sibusiso Moyo as foreign minister, Air Marshal Perrance Shiri as agriculture minister and Chris Mutsvangwa, leader of Zimbabwe’s war veterans, as information minister.
- Patrick Chinamasa, as the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning;
- Obert Mpofu, as the Minister of Home Affairs and Culture;
- Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, as Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement;
- Dr. Lazarus Dokora, as Minister of Primary and Secondary Education;
- Dr. David Parirenyatwa, as the Minister of Health and Child Care;
- Kembo Mohadi, as the Minister of Defence, Security and War Veterans;
- Ziyambi Ziyambi, as Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs;
- Major General Sibusiso Moyo, as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade;
- Kazembe Kazembe, as Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation;
- Dr Mike Bimha, as Minister of Industry, Commerce and Enterprise Development;
- July Moyo, as Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing;
- Sithembiso Nyoni, as Minister of Women and Youth Affairs;
- Professor Amon Murwira, as Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Development;
- Supa Mandiwanzira, as Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security;
- Professor Clever Nyathi, as Minister of Labour and Social Welfare;
- Dr Joram Gumbo, as Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development;
- Winston Chitando, as Minister of Mines and Mining Development;
- Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, as Minister of Environment, Water and Climate;
- Priscah Mupfumira, as Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry;
- Ambassador Simon Khaya Moyo, as Minister of Energy and Power Development;
- Chris Mutsvangwa, as Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services; and
- Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, as Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Monitoring Government Programmes.
Ministers of State for the Provinces
- Angeline Masuku, as Minister of State for Bulawayo Metropolitan;
- Miriam Rutendo Chikukwa, as Minister of State for Harare Metropolitan;
- Monica Mutsvangwa, as Minister of State for Manicaland;
- Martin Tafara Dinha, as Minister of State for Mashonaland Central;
- Webster Shamu, as Minister of State for Mashonaland West;
- David Musabayana, as Minister of State for Mashonaland East;
- Ndabazekaya Giyilitshe Cain Mathema, as Minister of State for Matabeleland North;
- Abednico Ncube, as Minister of State for Matabeleland South;
- Josiah Dunira Hungwe, as Minister of State for Masvingo; and
- Owen Ncube, as Minister of State for Midlands.
- Dr. Christopher Mushohwe, as Minister of State for Government Scholarships in the President’s Office.
- Terence Mukupe, as Deputy Minister for Finance and Economic Development;
- Davis Marapira, as Deputy Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement;
- Professor Paul Mavima, as Deputy Minister of Primary and Secondary Education;
- Victor Matemadanda; as Deputy Minister for War Veterans;
- Pupurayi Togarepi, as Deputy Minister for Youth Affairs; and
- Joshua Malinga, as Deputy Minister for Social Welfare.
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