Dongo lambasts Tsvangirai for ‘pants dropping’
OUTSPOKEN former leader of the Zimbabwe Union of Democrats, Cde Margaret Dongo, yesterday blasted Prime Minister Tsvangirai for “dropping his pants everywhere” and impregnating women.
In an interview, Cde Dongo, a former legislator for Harare South, said it was not enough for PM Tsvangirai to impregnate women and pay damages.
PM Tsvangirai on Monday reportedly paid damages to the Tembo family for impregnating their daughter, Ms Locadia Karimatsenga Tembo.
This comes against the backdrop of a similar case where the PM is reported to have impregnated a Bulawayo woman but did not marry her.
“For a Prime Minister who wants to be a President of this country tomorrow, he cannot just go around dropping his pants everywhere,” said Mrs Dongo.
“As a country, we cannot have a leader who has loose morals like what Tsvangirai is exhibiting because we also understand that he impregnated another girl in Bulawayo and this has become his tendency, if he was a bull I would have wanted to have him in my kraal.
“As a feminist, I am very angry about the way he doesn’t respect women, if it was in America what he has done would be called a scandal and it’s an embarrassment,” she said.
Cde Dongo said PM Tsvangirai was supposed to emulate his daughter Vimbai who wedded recently.
She said there was nothing wrong with people expressing their anger against the Prime Minister because he was a public figure.
Cde Dongo said she was going to use this case as a trump card against PM Tsvangirai at the next elections.
There were reports on Monday that the MP had paid a US$36 000 bride’s price to the Tembo family to marry Locadia Karimatsenga Tembo.
However, fresh information emerged yesterday that the PM had just paid US$10 000 as damages and his office insisted he was still single.