Former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new President on Friday the 24th of November. Mnangagwa will replace his former mentor Robert Gabriel Mugabe to become Zimbabwe’s second Executive President. Mugabe who had been the leader of Zimbabwe since Independence in 1980, resigned as President on Tuesday, after sending his letter of resignation to Speaker of Parliament, Advocate Jacob Mudenda. In the process Mugabe avoided impeachment.
Mnangagwa who is out of the country is expected to return today. He had fled the country after alleged threats to his life when he was fired from both Zanu-PF and Government almost a fortnight ago.
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Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, where he was advising the media of how the transition will work, Mudenda said that he had received a letter from the ruling Zanu-PF party nominating Mnangagwa to fill the vacancy in the Office of The President of Zimbabwe.
Speaker of Parliament, Advocate Jacob Mudenda also said that the Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet, Misheck Sibanda is making arrangements to swear in Mnangagwa.
Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa a politician and the First Secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. On the 3rd of August 2018 ZEC Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba announced that Mnangagwa had won the popular vote by 50.8% ,hence he was duly elected to be the president... Read More About Emmerson Mnangagwa
Jacob Francis Mudenda is a Zimbabwean politician who is a member of the Zanu-PF party. He is the Speaker of Parliament after the 31st July 2018 elections in which his party, the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF), led by Emmerson Mnangagwa, is... Read More About Jacob Mudenda
Misheck Sibanda is the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet. Read More About Misheck Sibanda