16:42:Ignatius Chombo moves from Local government to Home Affairs.

16:40:Prisca Mupfumira will act as Information minister, as President Mugabe is yet to appoint a minister for the portfolio.

:Savior Kasukuwere takes over from Ignatius Chombo at the Local government ministry.

16:38: Jonathan Moyo is moved to Higher and Tertiary Education ministry.

16:37:Kembo Mohadi moves from Home Affairs to State Security.

16:31:It’s official: Misheck Sibanda has announced Nyasha Chikwinya as Minister of Women Affairs

16:17: Mutinhiri takes over as Mash East Minister of State, Chikwinya probably Women’s affairs minister.

15:52:Now everyone has gone back into State House and we are waiting for the announcement on portfolios.

15:43:President Mugabe’s spokesman,George Charamba has announced that secretary to the President and Cabinet Misheck Sibanda will make an announcement on the portfolios soon.

15:37:Time for a group picture. Still no official position on portfolios of new ministers

President Mugabe now swears in Ambrose Mutinhiri, he is the Mash East Minister of State for provincial Affairs.

:It’s Nyasha Chikwinya’s turn to take the oath. Our sources say she gets Women’s Affairs ministry

15:30:Moyo pledges loyalty faithfulness to adhere to constitution. We still haven’t heard his portfolio

15:24:The swearing in ceremony officially begins. Jonathan Moyo is first to take the oath.

15:22:So what we know now, Mugabe retains Jonathan Moyo as a minister, but in what capacity?

mphoko arrival

15:20:Vice President Mphoko and Labour minister Mupfumira have arrived at State House.

15:14:Business of the day? 3 ministers being sworn in today.


15:11 :Mugabe to jokes to waiting journalists: “what seek thee? Who called them here?”

15:05 :We are all set. President Mugabe has arrived at State House. Our reporter Moses Matenga provides the updates.

15:02:ZANU PF MP Ambrose Mutinhiri and the President’s chief of protocol have arrived at State House.

14:59 :Jonathan Moyo and Nyasha Chikwinya have arrived at State House ahead of an expected Cabinet reshuffle. President Mugabe yet to arrive.