Chiwenga is widely expected to be appointed vice president by Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who toppled former President Robert Mugabe in a bloodless military intervention to allegedly get rid of “criminals” surrounding Mugabe.
Ramaphosa is now considered the leading candidate to become South Africa's next president when the country holds elections in 2019.
“Normalcy has now returned to our country. It is for this reason that ... we announce the end of Operation Restore Legacy today."
Pests have destroyed crops for 140,000 families
US special operations forces have been routinely working with Niger's forces, helping them to improve their abilities to fight extremists in the region, That effort has increased in recent years, the Pentagon said
ZANU-PF named Mnangagwa as its candidate for 2018 elections
“Naturally, whilst it’s the same government, Zanu-PF government, but obviously its doing things differently because of the personalities,” he explained to VOA’s Zimbabwe Service.
“Democracy bids that as a political party, ZANU-PF must always compete for office through pitting itself against opposition parties in elections which must be credible, free, fair and transparent."
Tendai Biti of the opposition People’s Democratic Party says the military’s involvement in Zimbabwean politics is worrying millions of people in the country.
International community is asked to help ensure credible polls
Country's new leaders say they seek honest and respectful dialogue in post-Mugabe era
The quick announcement by the African Export and Import Bank of a fresh package of loans and guarantees appeared to be a vote of confidence in the new government