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Mnangagwa's Cabinet meets for the first time

by Staff reporter
25 Sep 2023 at 22:48hrs | Views
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new Cabinet will meet for the first tomorrow.
This was announced by the acting Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet in a press statement.

"The Acting Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet would like to advise Cabinet members that the first Cabinet Meeting will be held at 0900 hours on Tuesday, 26. September 2023 at the usual venue. Members should be guided accordingly."

Mnangagwa swore in a new Cabinet on Tuesday last week after appointing one of his sons and one of his nephews to deputy minister posts.

Mnangagwa's Cabinet is largely made up of loyalists from his ruling Zanu-PF party. The move to appoint his 34-year-old son David Kudakwashe Mnangagwa as deputy finance minister and nephew Tongai Mnangagwa as deputy tourism minister was criticized by the opposition.
Mnangagwa, 80, did not include any members of the main opposition Citizens Coalition for Change party, which has rejected his victory in elections last month.

The credibility of the vote was also questioned by both Western observers.

Mnangagwa retained many of his old ministers in his new Cabinet while also including several younger members of Zanu-PF.

The opposition CCC said Mnangagwa appointing family members was "particularly worrying."

Source - Byo24News