Prime Minister of Zimbabwe facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPrime Minister of the
Republic of Zimbabwe
Coat of arms of Zimbabwe
|Appointer||President of Zimbabwe|
|Formation||18 April 1980
11 February 2009
|First holder||Robert Mugabe|
|Final holder||Morgan Tsvangirai|
|Abolished||31 December 1987
11 September 2013
The Prime Minister of Zimbabwe was a political office in the government of Zimbabwe. The first person to hold the position was Robert Mugabe from 1980 to 1987 following independence from the United Kingdom. He took office when Southern Rhodesia became the Republic of Zimbabwe on 18 April 1980.
This position was abolished when the constitution was amended in 1987 and Mugabe became President of Zimbabwe. The office of Prime Minister was restored in 2009 and held by Morgan Tsvangirai until the position was again abolished by the 2013 Constitution of Zimbabwe.
Prime Ministers of Zimbabwe (1980–1987; 2009–2013)
- Political parties
- Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU)
- Movement for Democratic Change – Tsvangirai (MDC–T)
|Elected||Took office||Left office||Political Party||President|
|18 April 1980||31 December 1987||ZANU||Canaan Banana
|Post abolished (31 December 1987 – 11 February 2009)||Robert
|2008||11 February 2009||11 September 2013||MDC–T|
|Post abolished (11 September 2013)|
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