But while the allegations of chastising staff by stripping were racy there’s a darker side:
Mrs Zwambila was posted to Australia as ambassador in February after the Movement for Democratic Change party of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai last year struck a power-sharing deal with Mr Mugabe.
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But in a sign the agreement is under strain, the pro-MDC Zimbabwe Mail yesterday hit back, claiming Mrs Zwambila was set up after discovering diplomatic bags were being used to smuggle blood diamonds into Australia.
One wonders what else is coming into town this way from poorer countries?