President appoints Deputy Chief Secretaries and Permanent Secretaries 

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President appoints Deputy Chief Secretaries and Permanent Secretaries


Brian Rungano Temba


Today, His Excellency President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Deputy Chief Secretaries and Permanent Secretaries for line Ministries, and Provincial Affairs and Devolution.


All appointments are with immediate effect.


In the Office of the President and Cabinet, President Mnangagwa made the following appointments;


Mr. Zvinechimwe Churu was appointed to Chief Secretary for Finance, Administration and Human Resources.


Mr. George Charamba was appointed Deputy Chief Secretary for Presidential Communications.


Mr. Willard L. Manungo was appointed Deputy Chief Secretary for Policy Analysis, Coordination and Development.


Rev. Paul Damasane was appointed Deputy Chief Secretary for Social Services.


Eng. Amos Marawa was appointed Deputy Chief Secretary for Coordination of National Programmes and Projects.


Under Permanent Secretaries for line Ministries President Mnangagwa made the following appointments-


1. Mr Aaron D.T. Nhepera Perm Sec for Defence;

2. Mr. George T. Guvamatanga Perm Sec for Finance,

Economic Development and Investment Promotion;

3. Dr. Thomas Utete Ushe Perm Sec for Industry and Commerce;

4. Mr. Simon Masanga Perm Sec for Public Service, Labour and Socially Welfare;

5. Amb. James Manzou for Perm Sec for Foreign Affairs and International Trade;

6. Amb. Raphael Faranisi Perm Sec for Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage;

7. Mrs Vimbai Nyemba Perm Sec for Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs;

8. Mrs Mavis Sibanda Perm Sec for Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development;

9. Dr Gloria Magombo Perm Sec for Energy and Power Development.

10. Mr Nick Mangwana Perm Sec for Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services;

11. Dr John Basera Perm Sec for Local Government and Public Works;

12. Dr Aspect Maunganidze Perm Sec for Health and Child Care;

13. Prof Fanuel Tagwira Perm Sec for Higher and Tertiary Education, Innovation, Science and Technology Development;

14. Mr. Moses Mhike Perm Sec for Primary and Secondary Education; 15. Amb. Rudo Chitiga Perm Sec for Skills Audit and Development;

16. Dr. Prosper Matondi Perm Sec for Environment, Climate and Wildlife;

17. Eng. Pedzisayi Makumbe Perm Sec for TransportandInfrastructuralDevelopment;

18. Mr. Nicholas Moyo Perm Sec for Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture;

19. Mr Pfungwa Kunaka Perm Sec for Mines and Mining Development;

20. Eng Thedius Chinyanga Perm Sec for National Housing and Social Amenities;

21. Prof Obert Jiri Perm Sec for Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development;

22. Dr. Beaullar Chirume Perm Sec for Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services;

23. Mr. Clive Mpambela Perm Sec for Veterans of Liberation Struggle Affairs;

24. Mr. Solomon Mhlanga Perm Sec for Youth Empowerment, Development and Vocational Training;

25. Dr. Takaruza Munyanyiwa Perm Sec for Tourism and Hospitality Industry;

26. Mr. Tafadzwa Muguti Perm Sec Presidential Affairs in the Office of the President



Under Secretaries for Provincial Affairs and Devolution the following appointments were made-


1. Bulawayo – Mr Paul Nyoni

2. Harare – Mr Cosmas Chiringa

3. Masvingo – Dr. Addmore Pazvakavambwa

4. Midlands – Mr. Edgar’s Seenza

5. Manicaland – Mr. Abiot Maronge

6. Mashonaland Central – Mr. Timothy Maregere

7. Mashonaland East – Mr. Tavabarira Kutamahufa

8. Mashonaland West – Mr. Joseph at Jaji

9. Matebeleland North – Ms. Sthandiwe Ncube

10. Matebeleland South – Ms. Latiso Dhlamimi