Chikore Accused Of Corruption & Nepotism When He Was Air Zimbabwe COO

Former President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore has been fingered in corruption and nepotism when he was the chief operating officer of Air Zimbabwe.

Chikore, who married Mugabe’s only daughter, Bona, attempted to incorporate Zimbabwe Airways as an alternative, debt-free entity funded by Treasury.

The deal involved the purchase of four Boeing 777-200ER aircraft from the Malaysian government and six Embraer-145 aircraft from the United States of America.

Chikore also allegedly misrepresented himself as a captain while he was a first officer, which disqualified him from flying.

He resigned from his post in 2017 after his father-in-law’s lengthy rule came to an end when the military-backed by citizens and parliamentarians forced him to resign.


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Simba Chikore is a Zimbabwean who is married to Robert Mugabe's daughter Bona. In September 2016, he was appointed the Chief Operations Officer of Air Zimbabwe, a move that was criticised by some Zimbabweans who claimed he had landed the post because of his relationship... Read More About Simba Chikore

Nyepudzai Bona Mugabe is the only daughter of Zimbabwean politician, former president, Robert Mugabe and former First Lady Grace Mugabe. She sits on the Board of Censors. Bona is married to Simbarashe Chikore and together they have a son Simbanashe. It was reported that Bona... Read More About Bona Mugabe

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