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Zimbabwean Army Chief who helped Remove Mugabe sworn in as VP



Zimbabwean Army Chief who helped Remove Mugabe sworn in as VP - BellaNaija

General Constantino Chiwenga, the Zimbabwean Army Chief who led the military takeover that saw the end of Robert Mugabe‘s 37-year rule, has been sworn in as one of 2 Vice Presidents, News24 reports.

Chiwenga, who retired from the military just last week, taking the oath of office, promised to be “faithful” and to “obey, uphold and defend the constitution.”

“I will discharge my duties with all my strength and to the best of my knowledge and ability,” he said.

Kembo Mohadi, a long serving minister, was installed as the second Vice President, the two to serve under former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Photo Credit: Twitter – @LJamut10


  1. kris

    December 28, 2017 at 1:20 pm

    This country is not serious.retire from military last week and became vp this week.

    • Fleur

      December 28, 2017 at 7:43 pm

      Aight. Same old one chance + New Actors = Roller coaster ride Zimbabwean style. good luck bros and sis in the yonder. We took that military savior boat trip in 1982. We still languishing in deep treacherous waves and its been decades. Best of luck.

  2. Jade

    December 28, 2017 at 3:05 pm

    All these people are still Mugabe’s people. Nothing new.

    • chi

      December 28, 2017 at 3:51 pm

      Exactly, the only reason mugabe was removed was because his stupid wife ( a woman) started intefering and exacting her authority and they could not take it.

  3. Susie

    December 28, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    And so it begins- those ousting the oppressor become oppressors. It’s animal farm all over again. I’m really praying that Zimbabwe’s elections next year don’t generate into war. Africa, when?

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