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Mugabe throw Mupfumira under the bus

by Staff reporter
20 Oct 2017 at 07:15hrs | Views
President Robert Mugabe last week further threw sacked Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare minister Prisca Mupfumira under the bus after accusing her of corruption and abuse of funds at the ministry she headed.

Mupfumira lost her job after Mugabe's cabinet reshuffle last week along with three other ministers.

Although many though her removal was solely part of Mugabe's succession matrix and agenda, the veteran leader told her after she had made an emotional explanation that she was not aligned to any of the two rival Zanu-PF factions that she was removed for abuse of funds at her ministry.

Sources told this paper that there is talk of investigating Mupfumira to scrutinise all her ministry financial affairs and see if she could have used her power to pressure the National Social Security Authority (Nssa) to fund her personal and political projects as alleged in some circles.

Mupfumira was appointed minister in 2014, replacing Nicholas Goche and she was also elevated to the Zanu-PF politburo the same year.

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Source - Zim Ind