Meet the real rich kids of Zimbabwe

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So with Robert Mugabe out as President of Zimbabwe, I think it is a good time to put the spotlight on who the rich kids of Zimbabwe are or were during his ‘reign’. 

For Zimbabwe’s wealthy young elite, silver plated Rolls-Royces and private jets lined in gold are just the norm even though the country is ranked one of the poorest on the planet. There are mostly offsprings of   politicians but some of them are also young entrepreneurs, who have proven that there is still plenty of money floating around the country.

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Vanessa Chironga (pictured) and her sister Michelle, both 28 - are daughters of property mogul and politician Philip Chiyangwa, a 'nephew' of Mugabe, who is worth $280 million

Vanessa Chironga (pictured) and her sister Michelle, both 28 – are daughters of property mogul and politician Philip Chiyangwa, a ‘nephew’ of Mugabe, who is worth $280 million

A picture on Michelle Chiyangwa’s Facebook page showed this silver-plated Rolls Royce.

Genius Kandungure sits on top of a Rolls-Royce. The controversial businessman was able to strike his first major deal securing gas for domestic use due to his connections with Angolan Airways

Genius Kandungure sits on top of a Rolls-Royce. The controversial businessman was able to strike his first major deal securing gas for domestic use due to his connections with Angolan Airways

Robert Mugabe Jr, left, poses with friends. He bought two Rolls-Royces in September and turned up to his first day of university in a Batmobile

Robert Mugabe Jr, left, poses with friends. He bought two Rolls-Royces in September and turned up to his first day of university in a Batmobile

Robert Mugabe Jr shows off his Giuseppe Zanotti alligator skin trainers. The gold-plated footwear sets buyers back a massive $14,000

Robert Mugabe Jr shows off his Giuseppe Zanotti alligator skin trainers. The gold-plated footwear sets buyers back a massive $14,000

Uebert Angel is one of the largest and CEO of The Billion Group and self-declared ‘GODFATHER of the PROPHETIC MOVEMENT’. Recently, he posted a picture of him next to a yellow Lamborghini,

Preacher Uebert Angel poses with his cars. In Zimbabwe preachers go under the guise of 'prophets' and tour the continent

Preacher Uebert Angel poses with his cars. In Zimbabwe preachers go under the guise of ‘prophets’ and tour the continent

Wicknell Chivayo - the richest of the 'kids' in Zimbabwe - is known for splashing out and showing his wealth off on social media

Wicknell Chivayo – the richest of the ‘kids’ in Zimbabwe – is known for splashing out and showing his wealth off on social media

Socialite Chivayo has earned a reputation for his boastful social media posts showing off expensive items like Rolex watches

Socialite Chivayo has earned a reputation for his boastful social media posts showing off expensive items like Rolex watches

Wicknell Chivayo, or Sir Wicknell, as he likes to be known to his 75,400 followers. The larger-than-life character flaunts his wealth online

Wicknell Chivayo, or Sir Wicknell, as he likes to be known to his 75,400 followers. The larger-than-life character flaunts his wealth online

Sidney Hambira Jr, whose father is one of Zimbabwe's richest businessmen, even has a golden revolver that fires lipstick pellets. This picture next to an aircraft's minibar is taken from his Instagram

Sidney Hambira Jr, whose father is one of Zimbabwe’s richest businessmen, even has a golden revolver that fires lipstick pellets. This picture next to an aircraft’s minibar is taken from his Instagram

Simba Chikore - who married Bona Mugabe three years ago - took over AirZim when his predecessor reportedly opposed a board resolution to make hundreds of workers redundant

Simba Chikore – who married Bona Mugabe three years ago – took over AirZim when his predecessor reportedly opposed a board resolution to make hundreds of workers redundant

Sidney Hambira Junior shows the lifestyle that comes with being the son of one of the nation's wealthiest men. His father Sidney Senior has been a longtime friend of Mugabe

Sidney Hambira Junior shows the lifestyle that comes with being the son of one of the nation’s wealthiest men. His father Sidney Senior has been a longtime friend of Mugabe.

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Richmond Addy
Richmond Addy is a professional Ghanaian blogger a publicist, graphic designer and a versatile artist ( Mastered in landscape painting, abstract, Marquetry and Pyrography etc.)