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Tsvangirai's lover claims to be HIV+?

by Staff reporter
22 Sep 2017 at 08:20hrs | Views
The health status of Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai has come under scrutiny after his lover, who is living with AIDS in the United Kingdom, revealed that he forced her to indulge in sex with him without using condoms, a Zimbabwe online news website reported.

MyZimbabwe reported that woman, who they can only identify as Adele, an MDC UK executive member, claimed that she had sex with Tsvangirai several times when he visited the UK.

"He forced me to indulge in sex with him without using condoms," Adele told their source, who is a medical practitioner based in London.

Adele said she feared cross-infection as she strongly suspected Tsvangirai was HIV positive, judging by his record of promiscuity and the wild rumours swirling around regarding his health.

Adele also told friends that she had come under emotional strain and was threatened by Tsvangirai and his aides after he dumped her and controversially married Zanu-PF member Elizabeth Macheka in 2012.

Tsvangirai has been linked to a string of sexual partners dating back to the time when his wife Susan was alive.

His much-publicised sexual escapades have cost the MDC crucial support from Zimbabweans in the diaspora and donors.

His lovers have included cocaine dealer and CIO informant Locardia Karimatsenga Tembo, Loretta Nyati, with whom he has a child and many others, including married party officials.

The costly sex scandals triggered rebellion from senior party officials now going under the name MDC Renewal Team.