Mugabe appoints permanent secretaries


PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday appointed government permanent secretaries, retaining most of them as he did with his Zanu PF Cabinet

By Staff Reporter

In a statement, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda said those who retained their positions included Media, Information and Broadcasting Services secretary George Charamba, Killian Mpingo (Local Government, Public Works and National Housing), Washington Mbizvo (Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology), Gerald Gwinji (Health and Child Care), Martin Rushwaya (Defence) and Partson Mbiriri (Energy and Power Development).


Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation — Ringson Chitsiko

Defence — Martin Rushwaya

Primary and Secondary Education — Constance Chigwamba

Energy and Power Development — Partson Mbiriri

Environment, Water and Climate — Prince Mupazviriho

Finance — Willard Manungo

Foreign Affairs — Joey Bimha

Health and Child Care — Gerald Gwinji

Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development — Washington Mbizvo

Home Affairs — Melusi Matshiya

Industry and Commerce — Abigail Shonhiwa

ICT, Postal and Courier Services — Samuel Kundishora

Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs — Virginia Mabiza

Lands and Rural Resettlement — Sophia Tsvakwi

Local Government, Public Works and National Housing — Killian Mpingo

Media, Information and Broadcasting Services — George Charamba

Mines and Mining Development — Francis Gudyanga

Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare — Ngoni Masoka

SMEs and Co-operative Development — Evelyn Ndlovu

Sport, Arts and Culture — Thokozile Chitepo

Tourism and Hospitality Industry — Florence Nhekairo

Transport and Infrastructural Development — Munesushe Munodawafa

Women Affairs, Gender & Community Development — Perpetua Gumbo

Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment – George Magosvongwe


  1. Ready for the final plunder. The same team, the same looting tricks. The slogan seems to be: Let’s team up for the last gravy train, madoda. Now or Never.

  2. ZANU PF Garvy looting trian. ALL looting machinery in place now, from legal to defence. Lets the Shananigans Start!!! Ibai Mufe!!!

  3. We hail these appointment by His Excellence. A step in the right direction away fm the ‘madding’ unity government. Vanamukoma Mbiti navamwe ve MDC vana Ndamisa basa hakuchinaka.

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