Given increasing pressure from within his own party and the general populace, it seems President Mnangagwa has listened to calls that something needs to change. Yesterday the government announced a cabinet reshuffle. Nothing dramatic to be honest.

In terms of Subsection 1 of Section 104 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act 2013, His Excellency the President, Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has made the following Ministerial appointments and re-assignments:

Ministerial appointments and reassignments


  1. Honourable Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu – Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  2. Honourable Dr Sekesai Irene Nzenza – Minister of Industry and Commerce
  3. Honourable Professor Paul Mavima – Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare
  4. Honourable Ambassador Cain Mathema – Minister of Primary and Secondary Education
  5. Honourable Kazembe Kazembe – Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage,
  6. Honourable Jenfan Muswere – Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services,
  7. Honourable Daniel Garwe – Minister of National Housing and Social Amenities.


  1. Honourable Marian Chombo – Deputy Minister of Local Government and Public Works
  2. Honourable David Musabayana – Deputy Minister of Foreign  Affairs and International Trade
  3. Hon Jennifer Mhlanga – Deputy Minister of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprise Development,
  4. Honourable Yeukai Simbanegavi – Deputy Minister of  National Housing and Social Amenities
  5. Honourable Dingumuzi Phuti – Deputy Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services
  6. Honourable Raymore Machingura – Deputy Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Innovation, Science and Technology Development,
  7. Honourable Tinoda Machakarika – Deputy Minister of  Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation, 8. Honourable Clemence Chiduwa
  8. Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Development.

These appointments and re-assignments are with immediate effect.

Dr Misheck Sibanda

8 November 2019

From off the top of our head, we can see that one of the Ministers is replacing the fired Mrs Mupfumira. The new Minister of Secondary Education has been moved and is replaced by someone new. Later we will publish an article detailing the effect of these changes.