Majority of women in Zimbabwe may be lying about the paternity of their children if the new DNA results in the country are anything to go by , reports say .As many as 70 per cent of men in the country are probably not the biological fathers of children they thought were theirs.
According to a paternity test outfit, Global DNA Zimbabwe, which released its finding , testing results for the last 16 months and most of the results were negative .Global DNA principal consultant , Tinashe Mugabe, confirmed the revelations and say that as many as 60 couples come for testing every month nationwide , with the majority testing negative .
Of the people that went for DNA tests in January this year , for example , 84 percent of the men proved not to be the fathers of the children involved .“ The majority of people are living in the dark . They don’ t know if they are truly the fathers. .
“ Some people just have an attitude that they just don’ t want to have a test but truth be told , the mother has already told the real father about the child and by not wanting to take responsibility they will leave that other man to take care of the child , paying for school and maybe university . .
“ Imagine after university he comes and says the child is his , the disappointment , the pain , ” he said.