President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Oppah Muchinguri as the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front national chairperson making her the first woman to hold that post.
The post was left vacant at the 2014 national congress when the national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo was demoted to party spokesman.
Mnangagwa said he would be appointing his deputies in a couple of days.
One of the senior party officials who was not allocated any post in he new line up is Kembo Mohadi, the Minister of Defence, Security and War Veterans.
The line up so far is:
National Chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri
Secretary for Administration Obert Mpofu
Secretary for Finance Patrick Chinamasa
Secretary for Commissariat Major-General Engelbert Rugeje
Secretary for Science and Technology Christopher Mutsvangwa
Secretary for National Security Lovemore Matuke
Secretary for Welfare, Disabilities Joshua Malinga
Secretary for Transport and Welfare July Moyo
Secretary for Infomation and Publicity Simon Khaya Moyo
Secretary for Women’s League Mabel Chinomona
Secretary for Youth League Pupurai Togarepi
Secretary for War Veterans Victor Matemadanda
Secretary for Legal Affairs Paul Mangwana
Deputy Secretary for Legal Affairs Fortune Chasi
Air Marshal Perrance Shiri and Major General Sibusiso Moyo have also been added to the Politburo.