VP Chiwenga Doubling Up As Minister Of Defence Is Unconstitutional, Magaisa

The current structure of leadership of the government and army where Chiwenga, the country’s VP doubles up as the Minister of Defence is unconstitutional, said constitutional lawyer and academic, Alex Magaisa today.

In a thread of tweets, Magaisa said that there must be a clear separation between the military and civil leadership and that the military is subordinate to the civilian leadership.

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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

Dr. Alex T. Magaisa is a lawyer in Zimbabwe, lecturer of law in the United Kingdom, Zimbabwean political strategist, and blogger. He currently lives in the UK. Magaisa is known for his political and social commentary work on issues affecting Zimbabwe and has been a... Read More About Alex Magaisa

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