Articles tagged 'bona mugabe'

Trio convicted of robbing Bona Mugabe's mansion 14 March 2018 HARARE - Three armed robbers who stormed into former president Robert Mugabe's daughter Bona's Umwinsdale mansion and allegedly stole construction material were convicted yesterday. Robson Kandenga, Peter Mangwiro and Brighton Chisiko were found guilty of first degree robbery when they appeare...
I helped Bona Mugabe: Mutsvangwa 12 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairperson Christopher Mutsvangwa has claimed that he assisted the First Family in facilitating the relocation of Bona Mugabe to Hong Kong after she was deported from Australia. Bona was deported from Australia in 2008 an...
No need to fear: chief censor Chigwedere 7 July 2017 HARARE - Former education minister, Aeneas Chigwedere, is widely regarded as a hard-nosed traditionalist steeped in African cultural norms. The case currently at the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe in which Chigwedere is being accused of witchcraft by his son, has further reinforced the perce...
'New Censorship Board unconstitutional' 25 May 2017 HARARE - The new Censorship Board installed by Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo is not provided for in the new Constitution, legal experts said yesterday. The new Board of Censors will be led by former Cabinet minister, educationist and historian Aeneas Chigwedere, who will be deputised b...
Zanu PF officials lead tributes to 'royal baby' birth 19 April 2016 HARARE - Hoards of Zanu PF officials took to Twitter in celebration after President Robert Mugabe's daughter and husband Simba Chikore welcomed their first child. Leading the tributes to the new so-called “Royal Baby” was Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere who used his speech at a ...
Bona, in-laws in farm 'grab' 28 October 2015 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's daughter Bona and her in-laws are caught up in a damaging land dispute after they allegedly elbowed out Zanu PF political commissar for Mashonaland East Province Herbert Shumbamhini from his Divonia Farm in Goromonzi. Mashonaland East chief provincial lands o...
Mugabe must learn from Japan 20 March 2015 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe quietly flew into the country yesterday morning after a two-week visit to Japan where he held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and also attended the third United Nations Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. However, during his absence, chaos rei...
MDC whipping up fake Bona outrage: Zanu PF 19 March 2015 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's Zanu PF has accused the opposition of whipping up fake outrage over 91-year-old president's daughter, Bona, chaperoning the nonagenarian and occupying a high and visible position during his official engagements in Japan. Pictures of Mugabe and Bona in meeting...
Bona storm hits Mugabe 18 March 2015 HARARE - Eyebrows have been raised about the circumstances surrounding President Robert Mugabe's daughter, Bona, chaperoning the nonagenarian and occupying a high and visible position during his official engagements in Japan. Both social media and dinner table tittle tattle in the country have...
Bona grabs farm? 25 September 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's daughter Bona has reportedly kicked out a white farmer from his farm. While details remained sketchy yesterday, the white farmer, only identified as Nathan, vacated his Divonia Farm along the Harare-Nyamapanda highway yesterday. When the Daily News crew vi...
We're under a personalistic regime 4 March 2014 HARARE - The past two weeks have illustrated that Zimbabwe has all the traits of a personalistic regime. The life of the country virtually revolves around one person — President Robert Mugabe. Personalistic regimes have been defined as systems in which one powerful individual dominates the ...
Bona wedding: Motsepe's presence raises eyebrows 4 March 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe used his quota of invitations to his daughter, Bona's wedding to invite a string of wealthy friends and benefactors, including South Africa's richest black man — mining magnate Patrice Motsepe. The invite to Motsepe, who has a net worth of $2,7bn, according to ...
Why bar media from wedding? 4 March 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe and his family were joined by millions of Zimbabweans at the weekend in celebrating the wedding of their daughter Bona — to Simba Chikore. There was every reason to celebrate — this was the wedding of the president’s daughter and eldest child. Mugabe himself...
Bona rakes in millions 3 March 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe’s daughter Bona and her husband Simba Chikore, who tied the knot at the First Family’s plush and expensively-built Borrowdale Brook home on Saturday, received a fortune that could run into millions from an A list of guests who attended their 18-hour long nuptials....
Bona's wedding: What to learn 2 March 2014 EDITOR — While several people would be awestruck by the amount Bona is likely to make from wedding gifts or the lavishness of the event itself, perhaps a few can spare a thought for the purpose and significance of the whole event. Bona is a very prominent figure in the country — being Presiden...
Mugabe shows mansion to world 2 March 2014 HARARE - African presidents, billionaires, rich local businessmen, diplomats and socialites yesterday attended the opulent wedding of President Robert Mugabe's first daughter Bona. In the process, the estimated 4 000 guests were given a rare opportunity to view the First Family's lavish privat...
Bona wedding: Borrowdale comes to standstill 2 March 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's neighbours had a hell of a day yesterday being subjected to rigorous searches by gun-totting security details as First Daughter Bona, tied the knot to Simba Chikore at a splendorous ceremony attended by the crème de le crème. While it was all pomp and fanfare...
Bona's 18-hour wedding 28 February 2014 HARARE - The wedding of President Robert Mugabe’s daughter, Bona, is going to take a breathtaking 18 hours, with security and logistical hurdles likely to throw a damper on the nuptials. Guests are expected to be seated by 12 noon tomorrow with the wedding expected to end on Sunday at 6am. ...
Ministers bankroll Mugabe son-in-law bachelor's party 28 February 2014 HARARE - Simba Chikore, President Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law, was on Wednesday treated to a five-star bachelor’s party by ministers loyal to the 90-year-old strongman. The guests, who included Cabinet ministers, arrived in Bentleys, Mercs and BMWs at the Rainbow Towers Hotel to witness the “tr...
Mugabe's son-in-law's bachelor party 26 February 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law, Simba Chikore, is set to host a special bachelor's party tonight ahead of his wedding on Saturday. The pilot, who is set to wed Mugabe's daughter Bona Saturday is going to be joined by at least 72 international guests at the bachelor's p...
Bona's wedding in March — Mugabe 18 October 2013 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe yesterday said his daughter Bona will tie the knot in March next year. Commissioning two boys' hostels and a bus to Chishawasha Mission Primary School just  outside Harare, a jovial Mugabe said all were welcome to the wedding of his daughter, an accountant by p...
Bona was not raped — First Lady 13 October 2013 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe has dismissed 2010 online reports that her daughter Bona Mugabe was sexually assaulted by two Tanzanian students while studying in Singapore. In an address to thousands of women gathered at Harare's City Sports Centre for the International Today's Women Confere...