Award-winning media personality Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa is reportedly divorcing her husband of seven years, Tendai Basil Mafara.
Ruvheneko who is the daughter of former health minister David Parirenyatwa filed for divorce through the High Court.
In her divorce summons, Ruvheneko told the court that she and her estranged husband have lost love for each other and there were no prospects of reconciliation. She revealed that she got married to Tendai Basil Mafara on the 19th of April 2014 and that she has not been living with him since 2016.
According to New Zimbabwe, during the subsistence of their marriage, Ruvheneko and her estranged husband did not have any children together.
I married the defendant out of community of property and according to the matrimonial laws of Zimbabwe in Harare on the 19th of April 2014 and this marriage subsists.
My marriage relationship with the defendant has irretrievably broken down to the extent that there is no reasonable prospect of the restoration between us of a normal marriage relationship.
Defendant and I have been unable to maintain common interests or a loving relationship as should subsist between husband and wife and defendant and l have been living apart since October 2016 and have no intentions of resuming cohabitation with each other,” reads part of the divorce summons.
According to the court papers, Ruvheneko and Tendai agreed that each will retain some matrimonial assets in their respective names.
Mafara did not oppose the summons as he signed an affidavit of waiver consenting to the divorce.
The summons was filed on March 31, 2021, and set down for hearing on April 15.