Spelling error angers Mnangagwa

Spelling error angers Mnangagwa
Published: 07 December 2017 (495 Views)
Barely a fortnight after executing a smooth transfer of power in a soft, smart rebellion whose sophistication earned them global acclaim, the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) embarrassingly unveiled a plaque with a misspelt name of the country etched onto expensive granite.

Instead of the correct spelling, Zimbabwe, the plaque had the inscription "Zimbawe" with the letter "b" missing.

The humiliating incident happened during the ceremony to rename the iconic King George VI Barracks in Harare.

A meticulous Mnangagwa spotted the flagrant error. Mnangagwa did not salute back when ZNA chief-of-staff, Major General Douglas Nyikayaramba saluted him in admittance of the misspelt name "Zimbabwe".

- Daily News

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