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ZNA Refutes Mnangagwa's Son Elevated To Army Major Reports

ZNA Refutes Mnangagwa's Son Elevated To Army Major Reports

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s son, Sean has reportedly been promoted to the post of an army major.

The move has raised speculation that Mnangagwa is strengthening his hold on the military as he prepares for the 2023 general elections.

NewsDay reported a source saying Sean is one of the President’s key pillars in politics. Said the source:

Sean was a lieutenant before he was promoted to the position of captain in the Presidential Guard, a position which he currently holds.

He (Sean) is set to be appointed an army major after passing a course. Sean is also a businessman and is a disciplined person.

At the moment he is one of Mnangagwa’s key pillars in politics.

Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Alphios Makotore told NewsDay that the President’s son was still captain, but had passed a junior staff course. He said:

It is true that he passed a junior staff course, he is a captain in the army and has not been promoted.

After passing the course, and just like anyone else, everyone needs progression in life.

There was a picture of him circulating on social media saying he is now an army major.

He was just celebrating passing a junior staff course just like any individual would do after being successful.

Meanwhile, political analyst Methuseli Moyo said there was nothing wrong with the President’s son making progress in the military. Said Moyo:

So far no one has brought forward any reason why he should not be promoted, except that he is the President’s son.

As to whether his upcoming promotion has a bearing on issues in ZANU PF, I think it is farfetched.

Again, to imagine that the President can consolidate power through his son in the army is stretching issues a bit too far.

Another political analyst Rejoice Ngwenya said Sean does not have an influence in the army as he does not have any war credentials.

More: NewsDay


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9 Comments

Gringo 2 weeks ago

Dai zvaidzikisa price yechingwa. Zvino kungoswerotaurira vanhu vane nzara zvinhu zvisina basa? Ndiye atanga kupasa here? Tinavo vana vedu varikupasa everyday vasina kwekuenda


Zuze 2 weeks ago

SaZuze kudai pamwe ndakasaririra.
I seem to have lost count of Numero Uno's ☝🏽 sons. Can someone please update me on how many they are ages and spatial distribution (how many, where, from which spouse etc)


Tobaiwa 2 weeks ago

Numero wacho haaziviwo, arikutomirira kuwudzwa neve Census.

Tateguru 2 weeks ago

Kana achizvigonera hake ngaakwidziridzwe.
Tinofanira Kuziva kuti kune zvinotevera ropa.
Ndoosaka mwana wemaGweta zvichizoshamisa kana akaita ****.


Tateguru 2 weeks ago

....kana akaita fuza

Tateguru 2 weeks ago

....kana akaita ****

Zvazvanga zvingori 2 weeks ago

Ikoko kuarmy muchaurayana big time.Kune vana wevarume awa,Tongogara,Zvinavashe,Chiwenga,Mujuru among sons of other late soldiers interred at the heroes acre who all want promotions.Vachabayana pahukama nenyaya yechigaro chehushe usina Ishe


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