Mnangagwa Appoints New Foreign Affairs Minister

Harare- President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Fraderick Shava as the new Foreign Minister.

Shava replaces the late minister Sibusiso Busi Moyo who succumbed to COVID-19 at the end of last month. Before the new appointment, Shava was Zimbabwe’s ambassador to the United Nations (UN).

Mnangagwa also made several new appointments including that of Chikomba Central MP Felix Mhona who has been appointed the Transport Minister. Mhona also replaces the late Transport Minister Joel Biggie Matiza who succumbed to COVID-19.

Other appointments are of former journalist Kindness Paradza as the Deputy Information Minister, Mike Madiro, Deputy Transport Minister, Ruth Mavhunga-Maboyi, Deputy Home Affairs Minister and Nokhuthula Matsikenyere as Minister of State for Manicaland. Matsikenyere replaces the late Ellen Gwaradzimba who also succumbed to Covid-19.