President and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, Emmerson Mnangagwa has promoted two brigadier generals to the rank of major generals. The promotions are with effect from 8 December 2018.
The two promoted are Major General Thomas Moyo and Major General Anselem Sanyatwe. The promotions were done in terms of section 15(1)(b) Paragraph 2 of the Defence Act. Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Phillip Valerio Sibanda conferred ranks to the newly promoted senior officers. In his acceptance speech, Major General Moyo commended his superiors for showing confidence in their work. The conferment of the ranks was witnessed by the Commander Zimbabwe National Army, Lieutenant General Edzayi Chimonyo and several senior officers.
President Mnangagwa also promoted some senior members of the Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ). A female senior officer Paridzirai Mazhindu was promoted from the rank of 1 Wing Commander to the substantive rank of Group Captain. 16 squadron leaders were promoted to the substantive rank of wing commanders.