Anxious Jongwe Masuka is Zimbabwe’s new Agriculture Minister

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Anxious Jongwe Masuka as new Agriculture Minister after Perrance Shiri died at the age of 65 last month after testing positive for COVID-19.

Dr Anxious took over as Agriculture Minister at a time the landlocked country in southern Africa is battling with severe food shortages with millions of Zimbabweans are in dire need of food aid due to droughts and lack of government support for farmers.

Masuka has a vast amount of experience in the field of agricultural management, academia, and consultancy. He holds a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Agriculture obtained in 1988 at the University of Zimbabwe.