Oppah Muchinguri appointed first woman national chair of ZANU-PF

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Oppah Muchinguri as the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front national chairperson making her the first woman to hold that post.

The post was left vacant at the 2014 national congress when the national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo was demoted to party spokesman.

Mnangagwa said he would be appointing his deputies in a couple of days.

One of the senior party officials who was not allocated any post in he new line up is Kembo Mohadi, the Minister of Defence, Security and War Veterans.

The line up so far is:

National Chairperson                                                     Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri

Secretary for Administration                                       Obert Mpofu

Secretary for Finance                                                     Patrick Chinamasa

Secretary for Commissariat                                          Major-General Engelbert Rugeje

Secretary for Science and Technology                      Christopher Mutsvangwa

Secretary for National Security                                  Lovemore Matuke

Secretary for Welfare, Disabilities                             Joshua Malinga

Secretary for Transport and Welfare                       July Moyo

Secretary for Infomation and Publicity                   Simon Khaya Moyo

Secretary for Women’s League                                 Mabel Chinomona

Secretary for Youth League                                         Pupurai Togarepi

Secretary for War Veterans                                         Victor Matemadanda

Secretary for Legal Affairs                                            Paul Mangwana

Deputy Secretary for Legal Affairs                            Fortune Chasi


Air Marshal Perrance Shiri and Major General Sibusiso Moyo have also been added to the Politburo.




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