Chiwenga Takes Over Power
14 January 2022
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By-Constantino Chiwenga is now the acting President after President Emmerson Mnangagwa has gone on his annual leave.

Mnangagwa’s leave will run until February 5 2022.

In a statement released this morning, Chief Secretary to the Office of the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda said Vice President General (Retired) Constantino Chiwenga will be Acting President.
“The Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda, wishes to advise that His Excellency the President Dr E.D Mnangagwa started his annual vacation yesterday, January 13 2022. His vacation, which runs until February 5 2022 will be spent in the country.
During this period, Honourable Vice President, General (Retired) Dr CGDN Chiwenga, is acting President,” reads the statement issued by Deputy Chief Secretary for Presidential Communications, Mr George Charamba.