President appoints Registrar-General

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Mr Henry Machiri as the substantive Registrar- General in the Civil Registry Department. 

In a statement on Wednesday , Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Permanent Secretary Mr Aaron Nhepera confirmed the development. 

Mr Machiri takes over from Mr Clemence Masango and had been the deputy Registrar General before he was appointed Acting Registrar General in 2020. 

By then, Mr Masango had been suspended after being accused of criminal abuse of office as a public officer.

He has since been freed on some of the allegations while the other one is still pending. 

Mr Nhepera said the appointment shall be subject to security vetting and satisfactory medical examinations. 

Mr Machiri has been with the department for more than 22 years.