Zimbabwe’s new president Emmerson Mnangagwa is the richest man in Zimbabwe according to former Finance Minister Tendai Biti.
Former First Lady Grace Mugabe who is now being blamed for the downfall of her husband Robert Mugabe who was forced to step down last week after 37 years in power could have done well if she had followed her first passion.
Finance Minister Ignatious Chombo yesterday appeared at the magistrate court facing three counts of criminal abuse of office.
According to official estimates, 70 000 people thronged the National Sports Stadium to celebrate the inauguration of the new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Zimbabwe Finance Minister Ignatius Chombo who appeared in court today on charges of corruption left the Harare Magistrates’ Court his evening in leg irons together with his colleagues in the G40 faction of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front, youth leader Kudzanayi Chipanga and youth commissar Innocent Hamandishe.
The Movement for Democratic Change while welcoming the change of tone in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s language has called for a firm and unequivocal assurance that the security services, particularly the Zimbabwe National Army, “shall promptly be returning to their barracks and that never again will they play an active role in determining who rules the country”.