Zimbabwe's first lady leaves PAP with 'heavy heart'

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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the country's first lady Auxiliary Mnangagwa. Auxiliary is leaving the Pan African Parliament.

MIDRAND - Zimbabwe&39;s first lady Auxiliary Mnangagwa on Monday said she was leaving the Pan African Parliament (PAP) with "a heavy heart" but was moving forward to be a full legislative member of Zimbabwe&39;s new parliament.

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"I leave PAP with a heavy heart but having gained much experience. The organisation has helped to mould into the person I am today," she said.

She added that her experience with PAP had taught her to follow at times and to lead at other times. She will be leading a new constituency of 16 million people and spearhead several new initiatives in Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwe&39;s first lady added that she pledged full support for the PAP as outlined in Agenda 2063.