Sports Minister, Kirsty Coventry said she cried when social media trolls savaged her when she took the job as a minister in President Mnangagwa’s government.

She said the first year and half were so hurtful as she struggled with the negative feedback. Coventry said she went from being a much loved athlete to a trolled government minister. She said she only took up the job because she loved her country and wanted to make a difference.

She said she now understands that people will always have opinions but not all know the end goal or the bigger and full picture. Coventry was talking Ruvheneko also spoke about her own struggles with social media trolls.