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The Chief of Staff General Staff, Major General Kasirai Tazira handing over a shield to a winner during the prize giving ceremony of the Chief of Staff All Comers Shoot at Cleveland Range on 10 March 2023.

The Commander 1 Infantry Brigade, Brigadier General Josphat Kudumba chatting with Botswana Defence Force Commander 2 Brigade, Brigadier KM Kgaswanyane along Shashe River on 07 July 2022.

Doctor Mathias Mabvuure Mukona assessing an eye patient at Mt Darwin District Hospital during Exercise Route II in October 2022.

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces troops mounting an 81mm Mortar during Army Games in Russia in August 2022.

Sergeant Musungate Rumbidzai and Corporal Muchetwa Egifa attending to visitors at the ZDF Cultural Exhibition Stand during the Army Games in Moscow, Russia in August 2022.

Notices and Announcements

The Zimbabwe National Army is recruiting suitably qualified candidates who are Zimbabwean citizens and physically fit to join the Organisation and serve in various disciplines.

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The Zimbabwe National Army is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to be trained as Officer Cadets to fill existing vacancies. 

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When General Mujuru retired from the Army in 1992, General VMG Zvinavashe took over command. He was later appointed the first Commander Zimbabwe Defence Forces (CDF) on its establishment in 1994.  General CGDN Chiwenga took over command of the ZNA.  In 2004, General Zvinavashe retired from the ZDF. He was succeeded by General CG Chiwenga. Lieutenant General PV Sibanda took over command of the Army that same year. 

Lieutenant General PV Sibanda commanded the ZNA from 2004 until 2018 when he was appointed Commander Defence Forces. His promotion to a full General and Commander Defence Forces followed the retirement of General CDGN Chiwenga who was then appointed Vice President of Zimbabwe and Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs. Lieutenant General EAC Chimonyo was then appointed the Commander ZNA as from March 2018.

Lieutenant General Chimonyo died on 08 July 2021 and Lieutenant General David Sigauke was subsequently appointed Commander on 30 July 2021.