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Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's president in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Nov. 24, 2017.

MIKE HUTCHINGS/REUTERS

Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed a new Cabinet that includes ruling party loyalists as well as figures linked to the military, whose takeover helped oust former leader Robert Mugabe.

No opposition politicians are included.

The 22-member Cabinet announced late Thursday on state-run television includes Maj. Gen. Sibusiso Moyo as foreign minister, Air Marshal Perrance Shiri as agriculture minister and Chris Mutsvangwa, leader of Zimbabwe's war veterans, as information minister.

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Moyo on Nov. 15 announced the military takeover that put Mugabe under house arrest and set in motion a national clamour leading to the former president's resignation after 37 years in power.

Mugabe quit Nov. 21 amid impeachment proceedings. The ruling ZANU-PF party replaced him with Mnangagwa, a longtime Mugabe ally who was fired weeks ago as one of the country's vice-presidents.

The list of Cabinet picks makes no mention of vice-presidents.

For some Zimbabweans who had hoped that the new leader would make the Cabinet more inclusive, Thursday night's announcement was seen as a disappointment.

Lawyer Alex Magaisa tweeted a photo of Mugabe and his wife, Grace, laughing with the words "When they saw the new Cabinet." Former finance minister Tendai Biti tweeted: "The honey moon is over even before it had begun. What a shame. What a missed opportunity."

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