The Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda, flanked by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice President Dr Constantino Chiwenga, has announced the new cabinet at State House this afternoon.
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The new cabinet which has been described as a new beginning saw Kirsty Coventry being appointed as the new Minister of Youths,Sports, Arts and Recreation.
Coventry won several medals in recent Olympics over the years. She made history at the Athens Olympic games by winning 7 medals and becoming the most successful Zimbabwean athlete at the Olympics.
In 2018 she was Appointed Chairperson For International Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission.
The 20 cabinet Ministers are as follows:
Defence – Oppah Muchinguri Kashiri
Local Government – July Moyo
Foreign Affairs – SB Moyo
Public Service Sekesai Nzenza
Industry – Mangaliso Ndlovu
Home Affairs – Cain Mathema
Higher Education – Amon Murwira
Primary and Secondary Education – Paul Mavima
Lands, Agriculture – Perrance Shiri
Mines – Winston Chitando
Energy and Power Development – Jorum Gumbo
Transport – Joel Biggie Matiza
Information – Monica Mutsvangwa
ICT – Kazembe Kazembe
Tourism – Prisca Mupfumira
Sport,Youths, Arts and Recreation – Kirsty Coventry
Health – Obadiah Moyo
Justice – Ziyambi Ziyambi
Women Affairs – Sithembiso Nyoni