Figures that Marry Chiwenga, estranged wife of Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, is demanding for her upkeep and that of her three children in their divorce case currently before the courts raises two major questions:
- How rich is the Vice President?
- How did he get the money?
According to the Herald Marry Chiwenga wants the equivalent of US40 000 a month for her own upkeep. At today’s interbank rate this is $682 400, or roughly $1 million at the market rate.
She also wants US$7 500 for the maintenance of their three minor children, $127 950 a month at the interbank rate.
Marry Chiwenga also wants one fully expensed international holiday per annum at a five-star facility, inclusive of spending money of not less than the equivalent of US$25 000.
One fully expensed regional holiday per annum at a five-star facility inclusive of spending money of not less than the equivalent of US$15 000.
One fully expensed local holiday per annum and spending money of not less than US$25 000 per person.