Self-Exiled former Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister and G40 member, Mandi Chimene, failed to attend her daughter’s Ellen Zimondi who passed at 35 in December, apparently for fear of retribution from President Mnangagwa. She’s believed to be in Mozambique where she went to exile during the coup in November 2017.
A source is quoted by NewZimbabwe:
“Chimene did not pitch up for her daughter`s funeral and burial. She probably feared for her life or persecution since she was a fierce critic of President Mnangagwa,”
Mandi Chimene’s daughter, Ellen Zimondi, died at 35 and was a buried in Westlea, Mutare.
Mandi Chimene is the former Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister.She is also former Makoni South member of parliament as well as chairperson of the Zimbabwe-China Friendship Association .Chimene was expelled from the ruling party Zanu-PF in November 2017 after a military initiative code named Operation Restore... Read More About Mandi Chimene
The Zanu-PF Generation 40, or G40 for short, is a group of Zanu-PF politicians believed to be working against the possibility of Emmerson Mnangagwa (Lacoste Faction) succeeding President Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe. Recent tentative evidence indicates that the group may be in favour... Read More About G40