The view of Harare from my room at the Rainbow Towers Hotel. The tall building to right (about 300 m away) is the headquarters of the ruling party, Zanu PF.

Speaking after a Zanu-PF Politburo meeting today. the party spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo said the party has merged its departments into 11 entities headed by full-time Secretaries.

Khaya Moyo remains the party’s spokesperson whilst Douglas Mahiya is now Secretary for War Veterans while the rest were deployed as follows:

  • Lewis Matutu (Youth)
  • Chris Mushowe (Economic Affairs),
  • Paul Mangwana (Legal Affairs)
  • Patrick Chinamasa (Finance)
  • Engelbert Rugeje (Commissariat)
  • Simbabrashe Mumbengegwi (External Affairs)

The head of security and one for women affairs will be named in due course.