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Live updates: Cabinet reshuffle


President Robert Mugabe is on Monday afternoon expected to announce the Cabinet reshuffle

Moses Matenga

:Ignatius Chombo moves from Local government to Home Affairs.

16:40:Prisca Mupfumira will act as Information minister, as President Mugabe is yet to appoint a minister for the portfolio.

16:39:Saviour Kasukuwere takes over from Ignatius Chombo at the Local government ministry.

16:38: Jonathan Moyo is moved to Higher and Tertiary Education ministry.

16:37:Kembo Mohadi moves from Home Affairs to State Security.

16:31:It’s official: Misheck Sibanda has announced Nyasha Chikwinya as Minister of Women Affairs

16:17: Ambrose Mutinhiri takes over as Mash East Minister of State, Nyasha Chikwinya probably Women’s affairs minister.

Now everyone has gone back into State House and we are waiting for the announcement on portfolios.

15:43:President Mugabe’s spokesman,George Charamba has announced that secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda will make an announcement on the portfolios soon.

15:37:Time for a group picture. Still no official position on portfolios of new ministers

President Mugabe now swears in Ambrose Mutinhiri, he is the Mash East Minister of State for provincial Affairs.

:It’s Nyasha Chikwinya’s turn to take the oath. Our sources say she gets Women’s Affairs ministry

15:30:Moyo pledges loyalty faithfulness to adhere to constitution. We still haven’t heard his portfolio

15:24:The swearing in ceremony officially begins. Jonathan Moyo is first to take the oath.

15:22:So what we know now, Mugabe retains Jonathan Moyo as a minister, but in what capacity?

mphoko arrival

15:20:Vice President Mphoko and Labour minister Mupfumira have arrived at State House.

15:14:Business of the day? 3 ministers being sworn in today.


15:11 :Mugabe to jokes to waiting journalists: “what seek thee? Who called them here?”

15:05 :We are all set. President Mugabe has arrived at State House. Our reporter Moses Matenga provides the updates.

15:02:ZANU PF MP Ambrose Mutinhiri and the President’s chief of protocol have arrived at State House.

14:59 :Jonathan Moyo and Nyasha Chikwinya have arrived at State House ahead of an expected Cabinet reshuffle. President Mugabe yet to arrive.

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