LIVE UPDATES: Presidential Graduation parade

 

1026: The reviewing officer has finished inspecting the first row of recruits and now moves to the second one.

Graduants stand at attention. Pic by Simiso Mlevu

Graduants stand at attention. Pic by Simiso Mlevu

1024: Wild cheers from the crowd ‘Gushungo Gushungo’ as the reviewing officer moves towards the terraces where the people are sitting.

1022: Recruits introduce themselves as the reviewing officer inspects parade.

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1021: The parade commander is now inviting President Mugabe to inspect the parade. President Mugabe has agreed to inspect the parade and the bands sings Mbuya Nehanda as he moves closer to inspect

1014: Passing out are squads 178/14, 179/14, 180/14 up squad 210/14

President Mugabe arrives for the parade. Pic by Simiso Mlevu

President Mugabe (C) arrives for the parade. Pic by Simiso Mlevu

1011: President Mugabe is the reviewing officer at the Presidential Graduation parade at Morris Depot today has arrived at the venue.