Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) Commander General Philip Valerio Sibanda has banned ZDF officers from marrying non commissioned members according to a memo posted by exiled former Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo on Twitter.
In a document posted by Moyo, ZDF officers are banned from marrying non commissioned members under the Fraternisation Policy which took effect on 1 February 2019. The policy gives those already married to each other, six months to comply or be discharged.
Below is the memo of the Fraternisation Policy:
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