Zimbabweans unimpressed as first lady arrives home on private jet

Zimbabweans unimpressed as first lady arrives home on private jet

As Zimbabwe struggles to breathe life into their fragile economy their politicians are living their best lives. Zimbabweans were up in arms after their president's wife jet-set her way home from a visit in Dubai.

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A private jet flew Auxillia Mnangagwa home to Harare after a visit in Dubai, a place most of her citizens will only be able to see in their dreams.

The first lady had access to a plane so luxurious it had previously been used to transport her husband, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, according to The Citizen.

The First Lady had attended a meeting of the Merck Foundation to discuss infertility issues facing women and 11 other first ladies had joined her.

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Presidential spokesperson George Charamba has confirmed that the state would be footing the bill, despite severe economic hardships and a recent natural disaster wrecking havoc for Zimbabweans.

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The president, however, has disputed this, claiming that Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Sultan Al Nahyan would send a plane, free of charge, to Harare upon his request.

Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Cyclone Idai had wrecked havoc in the country, resulting in the deaths of 89 people and displacing countless citizens.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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