President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed MDC-T legislator Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga as Zimbabwe’s ambassador to Sweden.
“It is hereby notified that his Excellency the President has in terms of section 110 (2) (i) as read with section 204 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act, 2013, appointed Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Sweden,” read an extraordinary Gazette issued Friday by Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda.
The President further appointed Acting Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade and veteran diplomat, Lovemore Mazemo as the country’s ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.
Mazemo is former Zimbabwe ambassador to Nigeria and at some point represented the country in Zambia.
Mnangagwa also appointed Alice Mashingadze will represent the country in Germany.
Mashingaidze has been the country’s ambassador to Sweden and a former Ambassador to Belgium.
Misihairabwi-Mushonga is not the first MDC legislator to be appointed ambassador after the President in July 2019 appointed former Mabvuku-Tafara MP James Maridadi to represent the country in Senegal.