Zimbabwe Businessman Grilled By Parliament Over Mugabe Relations

Former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace Mugabe have been named in businessman Wicknell Chivayo's  U.S.$7 million Gwanda solar project, as members of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy demanded to know how his relationship with the former First Family influenced the awarding of lucrative tenders to his company, intratrek. Chivayo, who once served a jail term for fraud, has in the past shared on social media, pictures with Mugabe in his office, as well as with the then powerful First Lady in Dubai.

From left, Wicknell Chivayo, Grace Mugabe and Robert Jnr Mugabe in Dubai (file photo).

Mr Wicknell Chivhayo (left) and Intratek lawyer Mr Bruce Tokwe giving evidence to members of the parliamentary portfolio committee on Mines and Energy.

Wicknell Chivayo and former president Robert Mugabe (file photo).

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