Mugabe's son eyes Zim presidency

Mugabe's son eyes Zim presidency
Published: 23 February 2012 (21743 Views)
President Robert Mugabe this week said that his 15-year-old son Bellarmine Chatunga harbours presidential ambitions.

In a series of ongoing interviews exclusively granted to the State-controlled media, Mugabe admitted his son was eyeing the countrys top job.

"Bellarmine always says I want to be president and so on, but I say you must pass, you see, the President, your father, how many degrees does he hold? Can you do that?" said Mugabe.

Chatunga is going to be writing his Form 4 this year, writing exams this year.

Mugabe has two other children, Bona (23) and Robert (Jnr) (19).

The 88-year-old ruler said Bona was the most serious among his children.

"So Bona is the most serious of them all. She loves to do a Masters and be a chartered accountant, but she wants to do a Masters first. It takes a year, but she is with a chartered firm now," he said.

Mugabe also disclosed that Robert had flunked his A Levels.

The Mugabe family has dominated the political landscape in the country. At one stage, the family had three MPs in the august House Mugabes sister Sabina and her sons, Leo Mugabe and Patrick Zhuwawo.

- newsday

Tags: Mugabe, Presidency,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

MDC dismisses Party Spokesperson

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 202 Views

MDC Founding Member calls upcoming elections fair and reasonable

by Knowledge Moyo | 19 June 2018 | 152 Views

You are Zimbabwean because Zapu said so

by Ryton Dzimiri | 19 June 2018 | 116 Views

Wining Zanu PF candidate vows to stand as an Independent

by A Mhlongo | 19 June 2018 | 199 Views

Chamisa says Mnangagwa want to kill him

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 234 Views

Looking for Pythias Makonese, please get in touch

by Ignatius Mabasa | 19 June 2018 | 99 Views

Zimbabwean immigrant appointed new senator in Canada

by Agencies | 19 June 2018 | 155 Views

Mnangagwa's lies exposed

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 198 Views

WATCH: CCTV sells out POS machine suspected thieves

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 119 Views

Zimbabwean gangster jailed 24 years in UK

by Agencies | 19 June 2018 | 134 Views

Mnangagwa challenges ZCDC

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 120 Views

Why digital money makes sense

by Nick Mangwana | 19 June 2018 | 100 Views

RBZ told to 'delegate forex allocation to banks'

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 120 Views

Govt sets aside $150m for Command Housing

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 116 Views

Zamalek table Khama Billiat offer

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 140 Views

UK embassy exposes MDC Alliance

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 170 Views

Chamisa unfit to lead Zimbabwe says Mangoma

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 134 Views

Adoption of MDC-T by Dr Khupe was 'mischievous'

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 134 Views

Police ban dangerous weapons

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 94 Views

'Call me Zodwa Wabantwana'

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 156 Views

Chamisa can't withdraw Alliance candidates says Welshman Ncube

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 137 Views

Mnangagwa heads to Mashonaland Central

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 97 Views

No load shedding, says Zesa

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 86 Views

Year-on-year inflation remains constant at 2.71%

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 85 Views

Zec says polls can't be stopped

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 75 Views

Zec to unveil ballot printing company

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 95 Views

Woman kills, dumps newborn

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 98 Views

Chamisa swallows Dabengwa

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 163 Views

12 years jail for church burglar

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 78 Views

Pregnancy storm after teens' incest

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 103 Views

FreeZim wins t-shirts wrangle with ZRP

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 65 Views

'Mugabe was told of missing diamonds'

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 86 Views

Calls for Kasukuwere's arrest

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 76 Views

Mujuru speaks on national healing

by Staff reporter | 19 June 2018 | 50 Views