Sibusiso Moyo

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Sibusiso Moyo
Lt-General-Sibusiso-Busi-Moyo.jpg
ResidenceZimbabwe
OccupationMillitary Official,General
EmployerGovernment of Zimbabwe
Political partyZimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front
Spouse(s)Loice Matanda Moyo


Sibusiso Busi Moyo is a Zimbabwean politician and a retired three-star general in the Zimbabwe National Army. He is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Moyo retired from the Zimbabwe National Army with the rank of Lieutenant-General to pursue a career in politics. Moyo became famous when he appeared on national television in the early hours of November 15, 2017, announcing the military intervention by the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.



Background[edit]

Lieutenant-General Moyo is married to High Court judge Justice Loice Matanda Moyo

Education[edit]

Retired Major-General Moyo holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Zimbabwe. He was regarded as one of the best minds in the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, and highly experienced in global diplomacy.[1]

Political Career[edit]

Sibusiso Moyo was part of the Zipra military group that attended a course at Zambian Military Academy , Kohima in 1977.He was reported to have performed outstandingly and to be very intelligent.[2]


November 2017 Military Takeover[edit]

For the full article on the military takeover of November 2017, please click here

After the military took over broadcasting at ZBC on 14 November 2017, Moyo issued a statement on TV early morning on 15 November assuring Zimbabweans and the world that Mugabe and his family were safe and that they had not staged a coup but were targeting 'criminal' that had surrounded Mugabe. Sentiment in the media however was that the operation was effectively a coup.

References[edit]

  1. ‘It’s a goal-getting team’ , , Published:03 December 2017 , Retrieved: 04 December 2017
  2. Creating military corridor along the Zambezi , The Sunday News, Published: 01 May 2016, Retrieved: 15 November 2017