Mugabe swears-in Happyton Bonyongwe as Zimbabwe’s justice minister


Happyton Bonyongwe, Zimbabwe’s former  intelligence chief is now justice minister replacing Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa who doubled as Justice Minister.

For Mnangagwa, It was a dramatic exit from the scheme of things, as he had long been viewed as a front-runner to succeed 93-year-old president Robert Mugabe.

Vice president Mnangagwa has been in a running battle with the Mugabes, and had been accused by the president and his wife of allegedly leading a faction angling for power.

Mnangagwa, a close ally of Mugabe since the 1970s war for independence from white minority rule, became vice president in 2014.

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