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First and Second Vice-President of the
Republic of Zimbabwe
Coat of arms of Zimbabwe.svg
Incumbent
Constantino Chiwenga (First)
Kembo Mohadi (Second)

since 28 December 2017
Term length 5 years, renewable once
Inaugural holder Simon Muzenda (First)
Joshua Nkomo (Second)
Formation 31 December 1987

The Vice-President of Zimbabwe is the second highest political position obtainable in Zimbabwe. Currently there is a provision for two Vice-Presidents, who are appointed by the President of Zimbabwe.

The Vice-Presidents are designated as "First" and "Second" in the Constitution of Zimbabwe; the designation reflects their position in the presidential order of succession.

Vice-Presidents

Key

Political parties
  •      Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU–PF)
  •      Independent
Symbols
  • Died in office

First Vice-President

No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Political Party President
1 No image.png Simon Muzenda
(1922–2003)
31 December 1987 20 September 2003 ZANU–PF Robert
Mugabe

(1987–2017)
2 Joice Mujuru at Horasis Global Arab Business Meeting 2012 crop.jpg Joice Mujuru
(1955–)
6 December 2004 8 December 2014 ZANU–PF
3 Emmerson Mnangagwa.jpg Emmerson Mnangagwa
(1942–)
12 December 2014 6 November 2017 ZANU–PF
N/A Vacant 6 November 2017 28 December 2017 N/A
Emmerson
Mnangagwa

(2017–)
4 Constantino Chiwenga
(1956–)
28 December 2017 Incumbent ZANU–PF

Second Vice-President

No. Picture Name
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Political Party President
1 Joshua Nkomo (1978).jpg Joshua Nkomo
(1917–1999)
31 December 1987 1 July 1999 ZANU–PF Robert
Mugabe

(1987–2017)
2 Joseph Msika.jpg Joseph Msika
(1923–2009)
23 December 1999 4 August 2009 ZANU–PF
3 No image.png John Nkomo
(1934–2013)
14 December 2009 17 January 2013 ZANU–PF
4 Phelekezela Mphoko (cropped).jpg Phelekezela Mphoko
(1940–)
12 December 2014 27 November 2017 ZANU–PF
(4) Independent Emmerson
Mnangagwa

(2017–)
N/A Vacant 27 November 2017 28 December 2017 N/A
5 No image.png Kembo Mohadi
(1949–)
28 December 2017 Incumbent ZANU–PF
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