Zimbabwe: Heads of State: 1980-2018

President of Zimbabwe and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of Zimbabwe
18 Apr 1980 - 31 Dec 1987 Canaan Sodindo Banana
31 Dec 1987 - 21 Nov 2017 Robert Gabriel Mugabe
21 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017 office vacant [1]
24 Nov 2017 - Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa

[1] Following the resignation of Mugabe effective 21 Nov 2017 (Government Gazette, Extra, No. 80, 22 Nov 2017, p. 1119), the functions of President devolved on Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko but he was absent from the national territory and never took office.
Last updated on: 26 Nov 2017 08:50:02