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Zimbabwe first lady relinquishes parliamentary seat

IANS  |  Harare 

Zimbabwean has relinquished her parliamentary seat to concentrate on her new role, said on Saturday.

Addressing thousands of ZANU-PF supporters in the constituency that is in the president's home province of Midlands, Mnangagwa said his wife would now concentrate on her new role as the of Zimbabwe, reported.

took over as for the constituency in 2015, replacing her husband, who had been elevated to vice of the ruling party and state.

The departure of the from parliament and active comes amid calls from within and outside the ruling party for her to resign from the parliamentary seat so she can fully concentrate on her new role.



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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 05:04 IST