Zambian security personnel graduate at Zimbabwe National Defence University

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Two Zambians security personnel one from the Zambian Army and the other from the Airforce have graduated from the Zimbabwe National Defence University (ZNDU) at its 3rd graduation ceremony held in Harare this afternoon.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa who is the Chancellor of all national universities officiated at the ceremony.

The graduants included 8 foreign students from Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Nigeria and Tanzania.

National Defence Course Intake 9 had 29 graduands, among them is one from Zambia Air Force

The intake 10 had 34 graduants including:- 1 from Malawi Defence Forces, 2 from Nigeria Army and 1 Navy as well as 1 from Botswana Defence Force, 1 Tanzania PDF and 1 from Zambia Army.

Meanwhile, Master of Science in International Studies Intake 8 had 20 graduants and Intake 9 had 16 graduants all Zimbabweans.

The Faculty of Engineering Intake 2 had 5 graduants while Intake 3 had 8 graduants all Zimbabweans.

Apparently, the ZNDU is a new generation Defence and Security academic institution in Zimbabwe.

Its distinct features are that it offers competitive academic study options in addition to serving as a national defence and security think-tank.

It was envisaged that the National Defence College would provide senior military officers, senior government officials/civilians and their counterparts from friendly countries within the Southern African Development Community (SADC) with analytical and conceptual tools to formulate comprehensive national security policy.


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