Ministers bankroll Mugabe son-in-law bachelor's party

HARARE - Simba Chikore, President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law, was on Wednesday treated to a five-star bachelor’s party by ministers loyal to the 90-year-old strongman.

The guests, who included Cabinet ministers, arrived in Bentleys, Mercs and BMWs at the Rainbow Towers Hotel to witness the “transformation of Chikore”, who customarily married Mugabe’s first daughter Bona last year.

Tomorrow, the Qatar Airways pilot will walk down the aisle, as he officially weds the “first daughter” at Mugabe’s plush Borrowdale home.

Drinks flowed freely and tables were burdened by the ample buffet. Politicians, celebrities, diplomats and business leaders, mingled to the strains of renditions of old school music majestically played by the Police Band.

Chikore, who used to fly Mugabe and wife Grace when he was still employed by Air Zimbabwe, was described by his friends as “a brave man who dared to marry President Mugabe’s daughter.”

Walter Mzembi, the minister of Tourism and Hospitality, advised Chikore to behave well since he is now part of the “royal family.”

“You are marrying into Zimbabwe’s royalty. Your wedding is now a national benchmark of real marriage,” Mzembi said.

Apart from Mzembi, other ministers who graced the colourful occasion include Ignatius Chombo, Webster Shamu, Supa Mandiwanzira, and Chris Mutsvangwa.

Mugabe’s son Chatunga was also partying along at the bachelor’s party.

Chikore revealed the source of the funds that bankrolled the glamorous event.

“I would like to thank the ministers that paid for all of this,”  Chikore said, adding: “I am a regular guy.”

But there is nothing regular about his destiny, at least according to Mzembi, who told the pilot to continue working hard.

Mzembi said it was no time to relax, simply because he had married into an affluent family.

Comments (18)

It's funny that Walter Mzembi thinks the Mugabe family is a royal family. There is no royal family in Zimbabwe. People who are voted into power never assume royalty, Walter. This Mzembi fellow is funny. Last time he cried with joy after seeing an old photo of Mugabe.

Teabag Masamba - 28 February 2014

Royalty? This man is confused, people should not get over-excited and forget themselves. Rhodesia was a Kingdom before UDI and after cease-fire. A whole minister confusing a republic to a kingdom. Mugabe is no royal anything.

Confusion Galore - 28 February 2014

Like it or not Mugabe is the closest thing Zim has to a for Mzembi to term the Mugabes Zimbabwe's royalty is simply a statement of fact...It may hurt to hear but this is fact. America has/had no royalty but the Kennedys are/were regularly referred to as America's royal family... Mzembi abaya dede nemukanwa asi vanogwadziwa nowushe hwa Gushungo ndovofupa furo nehasha

wezhira wezhara - 28 February 2014

let them enjoy the fruits of sin(corruption) for a short while. soon we shall meet them (these boot lickers) in the judgement yard when the people of zimbabwe whose assets they have stripped shall call them out one by one to explain themselves. its just a question of time, mark my word

Hondo, hondo - 28 February 2014

Royal family!!!! -kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk

Bhudhi - 28 February 2014

Why would the ministers hesitate to throw money that they stole? These are national resources that found their way into personal pockets.

Jomo - 28 February 2014

Simba Chikore FOR PRESIDENT !!!!!!! 2018

s shumba - 28 February 2014

You are a brave man indeed but I guess someone had to marry her. Enjoy while it lasts because the reality is that you have married into imba yeropa. You shall get a taste of what I am talking about when your father in law dies because that is who is holding up this facade of lies. You are going to have no peace even if you relocate to Singapore or Malaysia, people will pursue you and your to the ends of the earth.

Chenjera - 28 February 2014

Mzembi is correct guy you do not know that HE is a member of Zvimba Chieftainship.

SINO - 1 March 2014

Awoo guys these just human beings like anyone else.Allow them to enjoy their day.Congrats Simba and Bona.You are just starting the long and winding journey of tolerance

Joseph Manjoro - 1 March 2014

Itaiwo zvakaita vamwe....basa nderekunyomba chete.....jealous folks....Makorokoto Simba mwana wekumusha kwedu

clemence tashaya - 1 March 2014

makorokoto simba na bona, garai zvakanaka ,mwari ngaave nemi. kana neniwo nditozvidawo izvi nokuti zvinodadisa chose. ndiani angaramba kuita mukwasha wa president. chakanaka chakanaka mukaka haurungwi munyu. good lucky guys.

jojo - 1 March 2014

These ministers are puppets and wives of Mugabe they wanted Morgan to do the same but he refused to be a Mugabe wife hence they be calling him names including a failed asassination yo days are closing near one day is one day.

Siginyamatshe - 1 March 2014

Royalty my foot.Those who partake in thieves loot are also deemed thieves.Chenjera iwe pilot.

zimzim - 1 March 2014

handiti kufa ne accident unokuziva zvako

FREEMAN - 1 March 2014


FREEMAN - 1 March 2014

TAMBAVAKACHENJERA IWE Simba Chikore ,Ndoda reKanji since u married into the Matibili evil,heinous,callous,corrupt household.


How old is Simba Chikore?

??? - 3 March 2014

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