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General Philip Valerio Sibanda


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Activists take on the crisis

Chiwenga has been largely superseded by army commander Valerio Sibanda who is now the main link between the armed forces and the state...


Finding for the government

Commander of the Defence Forces Philip Valerio Sibanda and Police Commissioner General Godwin Matanga both requested that the security services be allowed to testify in camera...


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...


The judges join in

At least three security groups are in contention: soldiers in units loyal to Vice-President Chiwenga such as the Presidential Guard; soldiers loyal to the Zimbabwe Defence Force Commander General Valerio Sibanda; and military and intelligence officers personally loyal to Mnangagwa as well as some of the militia which have been guarding the mines (and benefiting from production) in the Midlands and Matabeleland North...

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The great observer gamble

It has since emerged that the head of the Zimbabwe Defence Force General Valerio Sibanda was not consulted and that the soldiers were drawn from the Presidential Guard now under the joint control of Mnangagwa and Chiwenga...

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The dollars after the votes

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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Old ZANU-PF in new bottles

Chiwenga's successor as ZDF Commander Phillip Valerio Sibanda is a professional soldier who is less interested in politicking than Chiwenga a former Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army deputy commissar...

Chiwenga's successor as ZDF Commander Phillip Valerio Sibanda is a professional soldier who is less interested in politicking than Chiwenga a former Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army deputy commissar...

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Morgan goes it alone

The President is particularly concerned about the possibility of the G40 campaign culling old stalwarts (also Mnangagwa allies) such as Zimbabwe Defence Force Commander Constantine Chiwenga Air Vice-Marshal Perence Shiri and Lieutenant General Phillip Valerio Sibanda Commander of the Zimbabwe National Army...

The President is particularly concerned about the possibility of the G40 campaign culling old stalwarts (also Mnangagwa allies) such as Zimbabwe Defence Force Commander Constantine Chiwenga Air Vice-Marshal Perence Shiri and Lieutenant General Phillip Valerio Sibanda Commander of the Zimbabwe National Army...


Grace plots for power

Philip Valerio Sibanda a former guerrilla fighter in the armed wing of the Zimbabwe African People's Union has yet made his choice...


Put a faction in your tank

He recently married former model Vanessa Sibanda the daughter of the ZNA Commander Lieutenant General Phillip Valerio Sibanda...

He recently married former model Vanessa Sibanda the daughter of the ZNA Commander Lieutenant General Phillip Valerio Sibanda...


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