Zimbabweans react to President Mnangagwa’s sacking of Energy Minister.

On Monday President Mnangagwa has appointed Transport and Infrastructural Development Deputy Minister Fortune Chasi as the new Minister of Energy and Power Development, replacing Minister Joram Gumbo, who has been appointed Minister of State for Presidential Affairs in charge of Implementation and Monitoring.

Unsurprisingly, Zimbabweans had a lot to say about the new appointments with some arguing that Joram Gumbo is being accommodated by his friend. Here are some of the reactions from social media. In a statement last night, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda said the appointments were with immediate effect.

And here is how Zimbabweans reacted to the news: