Emmerson Mnangagwa

Birth Name: Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa

Place of Birth: Shabani (now Zvishavane), Midlands, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)

Date of Birth: 15 September, 1942

Ethnicity: Shona

Emmerson Mnangagwa is a Zimbabwean politician. He has been President of Zimbabwe, since 24 November, 2017. He has also been Leader of the ZANU–PF Party, since 19 November, 2017. He previously served as Minister of Defence, from 13 February, 2009 to 11 September, 2013, and the First Vice President of Zimbabwe, from 12 December, 2014 to 6 November, 2017, his removal, among other duties.

He is the son of farmers Mhurai and Mafidhi Mnangagwa.

He is married to Auxilia, with whom he has two children.

Source: Death announcement of Emmerson’s mother – http://allafrica.com

6 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Tag “Rhodesian”

  2. Manila says:

    He has sworn in as President of Zimbabwe.

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