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‘Call us junta’: civilian ‘dogs’ can bark but ‘army will always rule Zim’

Vice-president vows with army officers as cabinet ministers and legislators, the military will always be in charge

Lenin Ndebele

The presidency in Zimbabwe says the military will always rule the country and a civilian will never take the top office.

Vice-president Kembo Mohadi, a retired colonel, proudly quipped: “People call us junta”, while addressing senior government workers and cabinet ministers at a function in the border town of Beitbridge on Friday. 

“The president is a war veteran, [first] vice-president Constantino Chiwenga is a soldier, and I’m a soldier. We will rule not minding what the media says,” said Mohadi...

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