The Government of Zimbabwe is led by Emmerson Mnangagwa who was inaugurated in November 2017. He is deputised by General (Retired) Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi.

Republic of Zimbabwe
Dzimbabbwe
Zimbabwean Flag
Flag
of Zimbabwe
Anthem: Simudzai Mureza
Status Independent
Largest Urban Harare
Official languages Chewa, Chibarwe, English, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Ndebele, Shangani, Shona, Sign language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda and Xhosa
Ethnic groups Shona and Ndebele
Religion Christian
Government Democratic
• President
Emmerson Mnangagwa
• Vice President
Constantino Chiwenga, Kembo Mohadi
Population
• Estimate
14.5 million
Currency US$
ISO 3166 code ZW

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's two vice presidents are equal in rank, there is NO First Vice-President or Second-Vice President. The Constitutional Provision (Section 92) which provides for two Vice Presidents of different ranks ( a First Vice President and Second Vice President) will only come into effect for the 2023 Election. The provision was suspended for the first 10 years of the new constitution which was adopted in 2013.[1]

Below is a list of government ministers and their respective ministries as of February 2018. There are 23 Ministers including a Minister of State in the Presidents Office who is in Cabinet. Deputy Ministers, the other Minister of State in the President’s Office and Ministers of State for Provincial Affairs are not in Cabinet.[2]

Contents

Cabinet Ministers and Respective Ministries

Ministry of Defence, Security and War Veterans

Ministry of Energy and Power Development

Ministry of Environment Water and Climate

Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

Ministry of Foreign Affairs And International Trade

Ministry of Health and Child Care

Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology Development

Ministry of Home Affairs and Culture

Ministry of Industry , Commerce and Enterprise Development

Ministry of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security

Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services

Christopher Mutsvangwa was initially appointed as the Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services in Emmerson Mnangagwa's first cabinet. However, the appointment was reversed later on because Mnangagwa had appointed too many non-parliamentarians as ministers. The constitution only allows 5. Mutsvangwa was reassigned and named a special advisor to the president.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa later appointed Energy Minister Simon Khaya Moyo as the acting minister.

Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs

Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare

Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement

Ministry of Local Government, Public Works, and National Housing

Ministry of Mines and Mining Development

Ministry of National Reconciliation

Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education

Ministry of Youth ,Sports, Arts and Recreation

Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development

Ministry of Women Affairs

Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs and Monitoring of Government Programmes

Ministers of State who are not members of Cabinet

Ministry of State in the Presidents' Office Responsible for National Scholarships

Ministers of State for Provincial Affairs

Minister of State for Bulawayo Metropolitan Province


Minister of State for Harare Metropolitan Province


Minister of State for Manicaland Province

Minister of State for Mashonaland Central Province

Minister of State for Mashonaland East Metropolitan Province

Minister of State for Mashonaland West Metropolitan Province

Minister of State for Masvingo Metropolitan Province

Minister of State for Matabeleland North Metropolitan Province

Minister of State for Matabeleland South Metropolitan Province

Minister of State for Midlands Metropolitan Province







References

  1. Alex Magaisa (December 22, 2014). "Why does Zimbabwe have dual Vice Presidency?". Herald. Zimpapers. Retrieved February 7, 2018. 
  2. "BILL WATCH 43-2017 President Mnangagwa's New Ministerial Line-up". Veritas. December 2, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2018.