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Zimbabwe

General Constantino Chiwenga

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


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Marching to Masvingo

Constantine Chiwenga, would back a free rein on economic policy for a Makoni presidency and even a power-sharing deal with the MDC, provided he allowed the generals political control over the military...


No chance, Mr President

The Zimbabwe National Army commander, General Constantine Chiwenga, and Air Force Commander Shiri are also reported to have returned some of their allocated farms to the state...


Coming out of the closet

Constantine Chiwenga, and Air Force Commander, Air Marshal Perence Shiri, are consolidating their power bases...


The hand of Lucifer

The executive apex At the apex of power in Zimbabwe is a civilian-military alliance: President Mugabe, who consults with his military commanders on most critical national and regional issues; Mnanagagwa who maintains a key security role (he has kept his intelligence network from his time as Security Minister in the 1980s) despite being appointed speaker of parliament; commander of the defence forces, Vitalis Zvinavashe; Army Commander Lieutenant General Constantine Chiwenga; and Air Force Commander Air Marshal Perence Shiri (AC Vol 41 No 22)...


Military minders

Constantine Chiwenga (Zezuru) is a respected former liberation fighter but is said to lack Shiri's ruthlessness and so is not regarded as a contender for ZDF Commander...


Multi-party Mugabe

Constantine Chiwenga, report directly to Mugabe, while Mahachi shoulders the blame for mistakes, such as Zimbabwe's strategy in Congo-Kinshasa (AC Vol 41 No 12)...


Counting allies

The Chief of Staff, Vitalis Zvinavashe, is Karanga but directly controls no soldiers; army commander Constantine Chiwenga and air force commander Perrence Shiri are Mugabe men...


No news, good news

Others from Chikomba include Charles Utete, Chief Secretary to the President; Lieutenant General Constantine Chiwenga, army commander; and his predecessor, Solomon Mujuru, now MP for Chikomba...


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