Mnangagwa announces new Cabinet (UPDATED)

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday announced a new 22-member Cabinet. He also appointed six new deputy ministers and 10 provincial affairs ministers. The appointments were made in terms of Section 104 (1) of the Constitution.

Read the press statement of the appointments below:

The Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr MJ.M. Sibanda, has announced the following categories of Ministerial appointments by His Excellency the President, Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, in terms of Section 104, subsection of the Constitution of Zimbabwe:

Cabinet Ministers

  • Patrick Chinamasa as Minister of and Finance and Economic Planning
  • Obert M Mpofu, as 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 Minister of Health and Child Care
  • Kembo C.D. Mohadi, as 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;
  • 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;
  • Prof. Amon Murwira, as Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology Development
  • Supa Mandiwanzira. as Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security;
  • Prof. Clever Nyathi, as Minister of Labour and Social Welfare;
  • Dr Jorum 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;
  • Prisca Mupfumira, as Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry; 
  • Simon Khaya Moyo, as Minister of Energy and Power Development;
  • Chris Mutsvangwa, as Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services; and
  • Simbarashe S Mumbengegwi. as Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and , Government Programmes
  • Dr. Christopher Mushohwe, as Minister of State for Government Scholarships in the President’s Office

Deputy Ministers

  • Terence Mukupe, as Deputy Minister for Finance and Economic Development;

  • Davis Marapira. as Deputy Minister of Lands. Agriculture and Rural Resettlement;

  • Prof. 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.

Ministers of State for the Provinces

  • Angeline Masuku, as Minister of State for Bulawayo
  • 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 Ginyilitshe 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

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Constitution of ZimbabweZiyambi ZiyambiTerence Mukupe

The Constitution of Zimbabwe is the supreme law of the Republic of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's latest constitution was voted for and approved in a referendum of 16 March 2013. Before the current constitution, Zimbabwe used a constitution negotiated at the 1979 Lancaster House Agreement as Zimbabwe... Read More About Constitution of Zimbabwe

Ziyambi Ziyambi is the current Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and member of Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front. Read More About Ziyambi Ziyambi

Terence Mukupe is a Zimbabwean politician. He is the former Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning. In November 2017 he was appointed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa into a new cabinet. In April 2018, Mukupe was arrested and fined for assaulting his ministry’s finance director.... Read More About Terence Mukupe

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One Comment on “Mnangagwa announces new Cabinet (UPDATED)

  1. Some ministies like sports should have been intergrated with education and culture they are luxury or unccessary or ‘overlap”

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