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Inside/Out with George Makoni, Youth Forum
Kubatana.net
August 05, 2009

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Describe yourself in five words?
Democratic. Objective. Considerate. Caring. Lovely.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
That I should base all my hope on God.

What is the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
I diluted strong stuff, 40% alcohol, I diluted it with a pint of Lion. And I got drunk beyond
description.

What is your most treasured possession?
My daughter, Ropafadzo.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Confusion.

Do you have any strange hobbies?
Usually I like to explore things which most people do not like, for example at home right now my favourite station is ZBC.

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
Nothing.

What is your greatest extravagance?
Traveling.

What have you got in your fridge?
There are two beers, one packet of pork, on packet of beef, water and an apple.

What is your greatest fear?
My greatest fear is I don't know what people will be plotting against me. Hence lack of trust of anyone makes me feel very vulnerable for I do not know the consequences of such plots.

What have you got in your pockets right now?
I have a hundred dollar note, my cellphone and three trillion dollars.

What is your favourite journey?
I normally like Harare to Jo'burg, its really interesting.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My family members. Brothers sisters and my parents. They have groomed me to be where I am.

When and where were you happiest?
I was happiest when I had my only daughter. Considering what a wife goes through and so forth and you think maybe she can die, and what will her parents say. When I heard I had a baby girl, that was the most exciting.

What's your biggest vice?
I don't have.

What were you like at school?
I was very influential.

What are you doing next?
I have a meeting at the Jameson with NANGO.

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