In a clear sign of the hard times facing ordinary soldiers, Mnangagwa ‘s bodyguards today appeared beside him in worn out military uniforms.

Mnangagwa ‘s bodyguards in old and worn out uniforms on the right compared to the better times on the left.

The Zimbabwe National Army is currently experiencing shortages of rations, equipment and uniforms.

The Minister of defence, Oppah Muchinguri, told Parliament in September that ordinary soldiers are struggling, with some now involved in criminal activities.