Sibusiso Busi Moyo is a Zimbabwean politician and a retired three-star general in the Zimbabwe National Army. He is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Moyo retired from the Zimbabwe National Army with the rank of Lieutenant-General to pursue a career in politics. Moyo became famous when he appeared on national television in the early hours of November 15, 2017, announcing the military intervention by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.

Sibusiso Moyo
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Residence Zimbabwe
Occupation Millitary Official,General
Employer Government of Zimbabwe
Political party Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front
Spouse(s) Loice Matanda Moyo



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Background

Lieutenant-General Moyo is married to High Court judge Justice Loice Matanda Moyo

Education

Retired Major-General Moyo holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Zimbabwe. He was regarded as one of the best minds in the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, and highly experienced in global diplomacy.[1]

Political Career

Sibusiso Moyo was part of the Zipra military group that attended a course at Zambian Military Academy , Kohima in 1977.He was reported to have performed outstandingly and to be very intelligent.[2]


November 2017 Military Takeover

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After the military took over broadcasting at ZBC on 14 November 2017, Moyo issued a statement on TV early morning on 15 November assuring Zimbabweans and the world that Mugabe and his family were safe and that they had not staged a coup but were targeting 'criminal' that had surrounded Mugabe. Sentiment in the media however was that the operation was effectively a coup.


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References

  1. ‘It’s a goal-getting team’ , , Published:03 December 2017 , Retrieved: 04 December 2017
  2. Creating military corridor along the Zambezi , The Sunday News, Published: 01 May 2016, Retrieved: 15 November 2017