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Army commander who helped oust Mugabe sworn in as Vice President of Zimbabwe

The former army commander who led a military takeover that ended Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule in Zimbabwe has been sworn in as one of the country’s two vice presidents.

General Constantino Chiwenga, 61, took the oath of office at the presidential office in Harare, on Thursday, pledging to “obey, uphold and defend the constitution” of the country.

 

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