Zim's new sports minister Kirsty Coventry reveals she is pregnant

2018-09-18 08:12
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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sworn-in a new cabinet at the state house in Harare. See pictures of the new ministers.

Zimbabwe's newly appointed Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry, 34, says she is expecting a child next year with her husband Tyrone Seward.

Coventry, broke the news on Twitter this weekend, saying that she and her husband were expecting to be parents in May 2019.

See the tweet below

According to New Zimbabwe.com, the couple got married in January 2013 after Seward paid "lobola" to the Coventrys for the Olympic medallist, who had earlier said she wanted a traditional marriage.

The couple then exchanged their wedding vows in a private ceremony in Harare in August 2013.

Coventry was among 20 new cabinet ministers who were sworn-in by President Emmerson Mnangagwa during a public ceremony in Harare last week, reported the state owned Herald newspaper.

Mnangagwa delighted many Zimbabweans by naming the former Olympic champion swimmer as one of his ministers.

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