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Gono Had Affair with Grace Mugabe: Paper
New Zimbabwe ^ | 10/25/2010

Posted on 10/25/2010 11:02:12 AM PDT by nickcarraway

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace has been having a secret affair with central bank chief, Gideon Gono, a British newspaper, The Sunday Times has claimed.

Grace - who is 41 years younger than 86-year-old Mugabe - has allegedly spent the last five years cuckolding the veteran president with Gono, her husband's financial adviser and a key political ally.

The couple would meet as often as three times a month either at Grace’s dairy farm or in expensive hotels in neighbouring South Africa as well as on foreign trips to Asia.

Mugabe’s late sister, Sabina, is said to have revealed the sensational affair to her brother as she lay dying in a Harare hospital three months ago.

Sabina was said to have intensely disliked Grace but found it difficult to oppose her.

However after realising she was dying, she decided to warn her brother about his cheating wife and her lover.

Mugabe learnt the shocking news as he sat by his dying sister’s bed in July.

He is said to have left the meeting “devastated” although initially refusing to believe the allegations.

The President later consulted his most trusted bodyguard Cain Chademana who had sat in on the meeting with Sabina.

The bodyguard reportedly said, like other members of the secret service, he had also heard the rumours.

Particularly galling for Mugabe however, was the fact that he had encouraged the friendship thinking the pair was discussing mutual business interests.

Chademana – who is said to be the source of the story by intelligence officers quoted by the newspaper– has since lost his life amid suspicions that he was poisoned.

His body was handed to his family for burial at the end of August. The Sunday Times alleges no autopsy was carried out.

The newspaper claims officials had hoped the secret affair would be buried with Chademana but renegade officers in the intelligence services, unhappy with conditions of service, have started talking.

Still, it is not the first time Grace has been linked to affairs behind her ageing husband’s back.

One alleged former lover died in a mysterious car accident. Another, a business tycoon, fled the country.

Gono has known Grace, who married Mugabe in 1996, for at least 15 years and they are partners in a number of business enterprises.

The central bank governor is said to be one of Mugabe’s most trusted friends and has served as governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe since 2003.


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: adultery; mugabe; zimbabwe
Zim Papers Quiet on Grace Mugabe’s Alleged Affair
1 posted on 10/25/2010 11:02:17 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Rhodesia fed Africa & mugabe raped Africa.

What needs to be said more...


2 posted on 10/25/2010 11:05:02 AM PDT by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: nickcarraway

It will suck to be him. I guess that’s one of the risks of working for savages...and porking the Chief’s wife.


3 posted on 10/25/2010 11:05:52 AM PDT by Defiant (I'm a Fabian Constitutionalist. Roll back FDR and progressivism!)
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To: nickcarraway

I’m skimming the headlines, and I misread “Gono” as “Gore” and said to myself....gawd....


4 posted on 10/25/2010 11:06:20 AM PDT by ken5050 (I don't need sex.....the government screws me every day..)
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To: nickcarraway

Whats the big deal? Its not like the 86 year old Mugabe is going to be able to satisfy her anyway, is it? He really is too sensitive..


5 posted on 10/25/2010 11:07:02 AM PDT by Nonstatist
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To: Defiant

I’m wondering what woman’s favors would be worth getting ‘necklaced’ for.


6 posted on 10/25/2010 11:07:44 AM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: nickcarraway
cuckold

The females of certain varieties of cuckoo lay their eggs in other bird’s nests, freeing themselves from the need to nurture the eggs to hatching

7 posted on 10/25/2010 11:09:36 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: nickcarraway
The central bank governor is said to be one of Mugabe’s most trusted friends and has served as governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe since 2003.

Well if the dude didn't go to the wall for destroying the nations currency perhaps this will do the trick. Somebody is going to get shot, that is for sure. The only question is who has more influence Mugabe or Gono.
8 posted on 10/25/2010 11:09:51 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Nonstatist

You mean like trying to push a rope up a tree?


9 posted on 10/25/2010 11:10:08 AM PDT by WellyP
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To: nickcarraway

Gono Had Affair with Grace Mugabe: Paper

Isn’t she affraid of getting Gono rea?


10 posted on 10/25/2010 11:10:35 AM PDT by Bertha Fanation
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To: Bertha Fanation

Maybe she thought it was Gono’s era.


11 posted on 10/25/2010 11:13:42 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Spok
I’m wondering what woman’s favors would be worth getting ‘necklaced’ for.

You make the call...


12 posted on 10/25/2010 11:16:04 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: ken5050

Nobody's perfect, but at least he has a good voice.

13 posted on 10/25/2010 11:17:10 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Defiant

Former secretary Grace, 1996

14 posted on 10/25/2010 11:17:54 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Yo-Yo

Uhh, if it’s all the same, I’ll just take the necklacing.


15 posted on 10/25/2010 11:19:25 AM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: nickcarraway
The bank chief may well make a statement later this week.

He recently spoke up after a few days when rumours swirled that he had died.

I doubt that Mugabe cares in the least. He is one of the most vile wretched creatures on earth.

16 posted on 10/25/2010 11:21:35 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.)
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To: Yo-Yo

Yuk! I’ll pass. Thank you!


17 posted on 10/25/2010 11:22:36 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the Constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: Texas Fossil
I doubt that Mugabe cares in the least. He is one of the most vile wretched creatures on earth.

There is very little difference between Mugabe's mind and Obama's mind. This is how they see the world...

18 posted on 10/25/2010 11:24:08 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the Constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: nickcarraway

Grace has a lot of power. She can say “Screw me or die!”, which also means that once it’s discovered, it was “Screw me and die.” I suppose the second choice is better—anything to buy time in that hell-hole.

I guess the money supply wasn’t the only thing ole Gordon was pumping up.


19 posted on 10/25/2010 11:31:49 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (/s, in case you need to ask)
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To: nickcarraway

Gono is a goner?


20 posted on 10/25/2010 11:32:18 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Pearls Before Swine
it was “Screw me and die.”

Grace, the female mantis!

21 posted on 10/25/2010 11:34:38 AM PDT by melancholy (It ain't Camelot, it's Scam-a-lot!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I just checked my One Hundred Trillion Dollar Zim banknote and indeed it has his Gono’s name on it. This makes it even more of a conversation starter than before.


22 posted on 10/25/2010 11:56:36 AM PDT by xp38
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To: xp38

I wonder if “to gono” will ever become a verb. Of course, it would be conjugated in the normal way. Like “Munson” in “Kingpin.”


23 posted on 10/25/2010 12:28:48 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (/s, in case you need to ask)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Gideon Gono.

24 posted on 10/25/2010 12:36:29 PM PDT by Liz (Nov 2 will be one more stitch in Obama's political shroud.)
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To: nickcarraway

To much of the world, where it is ok to be racist, Obama is like Mugabe, a thief and an incompetent. Black is black is incompetent.


25 posted on 10/25/2010 12:37:02 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Greetings Jacques. The revolution is coming)
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To: Yo-Yo

You just know Michelle is going to get that outfit.


26 posted on 10/25/2010 12:39:14 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (Pablo lives jubtabulously!)
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To: nickcarraway
I used to have a neighbor who was Miss Wisconsin or Miss Michigan or some midwestern state decades ago. She was a farm girl prior to her contest win.

She was on her fourth husband, all three priors had died young or middle aged.

Not that there was anything suspicious about that (hmm) but she was known in the neighborhood as "The Black Widow" as well as for the airs she put on.

The strange premature deaths of Grace Mugabe's lovers may not qualify her for the appellation "The Black Widow", but certainly "The Black Mistress" could certainly apply.

Leni

27 posted on 10/25/2010 12:58:13 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Are any Americans better off than they were 13 trillion dollars ago?)
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To: xp38

You’re welcome.


28 posted on 10/25/2010 1:05:18 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: MinuteGal

I’m sure she’s no prize, but if you live in a country with a brutal tyrant, and you have an affair with his wife, you are asking for trouble.


29 posted on 10/25/2010 1:07:30 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: MinuteGal

From Grace’s picture you can tell she’s a snappy dresser
but she’s got Michelle’s mouth.


30 posted on 10/25/2010 2:18:51 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Liz


"I'd hit it - and I did too!"


31 posted on 10/25/2010 2:25:23 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Today, Congress. Tomorrow, the White House!)
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