Harare — Zimbabwean politician Saviour Kasukuwere, the former local government minister and ally of former first lady Grace Mugabe, has returned to the country, Zimbabwean media reported on Tuesday night. TimesLIVE reported on Monday that Kasukuwere was ready to return from self-imposed exile, and potentially to face criminal charges. Newsday said he was "briefly grilled by state security agents" before being freed. The website of the state-owned Chronicle carried a long interview with him, in which he said he planned to stay out of politics, and focus on farming. Asked about corruption during Robert Mugabe’s reign, he said that was water under the bridge and it was time to move on. Kasukuwere fled Zimbabwe in November 2017, when Mugabe was ousted by the military, and spent six months in SA. Mugabe’s departure has paved the way for the country’s return to the international community, and Zimbabwe has applied to rejoin the Commonwealth. Mugabe pulled Zimbabwe out of the bloc of forme...

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