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Zimbabwe

General Constantino Chiwenga

Date of Birth: 25/08/1956
Place of Birth: Wedza


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Finding for the government

With no Minister of State Security, the JOC was convened under the command of the Minister of Defence, Constantino Chiwenga...


Trafigura in a tug-of-war

A split at the top of the ruling party between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his two vice-presidents – Constantino Chiwenga and Kembo Mohadi – is manifesting itself in a vicious fight for control of the country's oil sector...

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The house of hunger revisited

Retired General Sibusiso Moyo, the post-Mugabe foreign minister, and General Philip Valerio Sibanda, commander of the defence forces, are said to be unhappy with Vice-President General Constantino Chiwenga's dominant role in the regime...


Open for negotiations

She may also serve as a counterweight to the military interests in the cabinet represented by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, Sibusiso Moyo and Perence Shiri...


The judges join in

Reuters news agency reported a fierce argument between Mnangagwa and Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga over the military's role during or after the elections...

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The great observer gamble

Although the buck should stop with Mnangagwa, some of his defenders insist the order was given by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, the former head of the armed forces...

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The dollars after the votes

Another contest within ZANU-PF is the civil/military balance, and the reported tensions between Mnangagwa and Vice-President General Constantino Chiwenga...

At a funeral for Army Commander Valerio Sibanda's mother, Constantino Chiwenga, Vice-President and former Commander of the Defence Forces, commended Sibanda for his role in smuggling Mnangagwa out of the country, following his dismissal in November 2017...

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Bombs, smoke and mirrors

Former Defence Chief General Constantino Chiwenga is now the most powerful Vice-President since 1980, having taken on new responsibilities for internal security, state procurement and management of the government's proclaimed anti-corruption drive...


Behind the curtains

Isaac Moyo is Director General of the Central Intelligence Organisation, which Mnangagwa and Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, a former commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, are trying to disable and replace with Military Intelligence...


After Tsvangirai

A decade ago, General Constantino Chiwenga took the criticism a stage further, insisting that he would never salute a president who had not fought in the war against Ian Smith's Rhodesian Front regime...


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