I AM sure you don’t know me at all, being the First Lady of the Republic of Zimbabwe, not a dynasty, and somebody who is high up in society and has had the privilege of living a dream life in Graceland; whether in the sense of the lifestyle of the rich and famous in general or Graceland Hollywood-style.
FAMED American author Mark Twain once remarked “it is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt”.
WHEN the video of a smiling Caroline Rusike was circulated around social media networks showing her walking stark naked on the streets of Harare while being jeered and mocked by a large crowd went viral, she was denounced and labelled as a “shameless prostitute”.
JUST as Zimbabwe has a well-documented history of crafting well-intentioned policy documents, which are rarely operationalised, the Comptroller and Auditor-General’s Office has consistently produced yearly reports revealing gross public finance maladministration.
THE state-controlled Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) made a loss of US$7 million between 2009 and 2010 and was owed US$6 million by various government ministries, a report by the Comptroller and Auditor-General Mildred Chiri has revealed.
WHILE Grace Mugabe has been ranting and raving about Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s alleged involvement in corruption and accusing her of being a divisive force in Zanu PF, her hypocrisy has been exposed.
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe actually created his own Frankenstein monster in the form of Vice-President Joice Mujuru when he trampled the Zanu PF party’s constitution in 2004.
Information showing President Mugabe’s wife Grace finished her undergraduate degree in 2011 and had not registered for a PhD by June 2012 all but confirms she was irregularly awarded the doctorate by the UZ.
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s woes continue to mount amid reports the former premier is broke and failing to maintain the plush government Highlands mansion in which he has been living.
Grace Mugabe’s emotionally-charged relentless vitriolic public attacks on Mujuru are apparently driven by a deep-seated fear and insecurity that the VP will not protect her family interests and vast business empire should she come to power.