Some critics say their appointments are of no significance as the two have been in the ruling Zanu PF party since Zimbabwe attained independence from Britain in 1980.
Retired General Chiwenga, who was born in 1956 in the Wedza district of Mashonaland East, attended St. Mary’s Mission school together with Retired Air Force Commander Perrance Shiri.
Indications are that the two vice presidents will be sworn in on Thursday at State House in Harare.
The MDC Alliance allocated the seats following discussions among parties in the group on working together to wrestle power from the ruling Zanu PF party.
'The process is two-pronged, we are looking at the local investigations and outside investigations and outside investigations, they involve Interpol … We are talking about all those that committed crimes in Zimbabwe ...'
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The appointments paved the way for the two to ascend to similar positions in government, officials said.
Robert Smart returns to his property under military escort, is greeted by cheering former black farm workers
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Former Mines Minister Walter Chidhakwa appeared before a Harare magistrate Thursday facing charges of abuse of office.
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