Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has handed power to the vice-president Retired General Constantine Chiwenga for three weeks.

This is as the president begins his annual leave on Friday.

The information ministry tweeted a statement from the government which revealed that President Munangagwa started his annual leave on 13 January 2022 and that his vacation runs until 5 February 2022.

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