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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.

Click this link to download the Recruitment Advert.

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

Click this link to download the Officer Cadet Recruitment Advert.

Conditions of Service

The ZNA has attractive conditions of service, which include flexible but secure terms of engagement, a complete set of uniform, a good salary commensurate with one's rank and experience. There are 3 types of engagements as which are as follows:


Summary of the terms of engagements:

  •     Initial Engagement - 3 years.
  •     Medium Engagement - 7 years.
  •     Permanent Engagement - continuous up to the age of 50 years.  

NB: Individuals can opt to renew or terminate their terms of engagement. A member attains pensionable service upon completion of 20 years service or attaining the age of 50, whichever comes first.

Other benefits

Other benefits include the following: 

  • Subsidised accommodation for married members.
  • Free commuting transport.
  • Free barrack room accommodation for single members.
  • Free medical services.
  • Degree and Diploma programs offered to members through associate and affiliate status arrangements with local institutions of higher learning.