Articles tagged 'fikile mbalula'

SA police wanted to arrest Grace: Mbalula 30 October 2017 HARARE - South Africa's Police minister Fikile Mbalula has said his law enforcement agency were ready to arrest Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe when she assaulted model Gabriella Engels in August but backtracked after government invoked diplomatic immunity. South Africa granted diplomatic imm...
Mbalula blames Zimbos for farm murders 26 October 2017 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa Police minister Fikile Mbalula has blamed immigrant Zimbabweans for the surge in theft and violent deaths of white farmers. “It's true that there are criminals who are stealing from farms, undermining farmers work and that,” Mbalula told SABC on Tuesday. “But equ...
Wanted Grace avoids South Africa 4 October 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe, who is facing mounting legal troubles in neighbouring South Africa, opted to stay at home this time around and did not accompany her husband President Robert Mugabe to Pretoria where he will be co-chairing the bi-national commission with his counterpart from the ...
SA model turns heat on Grace 15 September 2017 HARARE - A South African model who last month claimed to have been severely assaulted by First Lady Grace Mugabe has stepped up her legal fight to bring President Robert Mugabe's wife to book with the Pretoria High Court set to hear the case on Tuesday next week. This comes as Grace has claime...
Anti-Grace demo in limbo 11 September 2017 HARARE - A planned demonstration by opposition political parties against South Africa's decision to grant First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity after she reportedly assaulted a 20-year-old model is in limbo after the police told the group to first seek clearance from the South African Embas...
Mugabe, Grace snub solidarity march 31 August 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace stayed away from a solidarity march with the embattled first lady organised by a grouping of war veterans and Zanu PF supporters yesterday. Hundreds of placard-wielding Zanu PF supporters marched through the streets of Harare to the ruling pa...
Grace solidarity march misplaced 31 August 2017 HARARE - Allies of First Lady Grace Mugabe, in organising a solidarity march in Harare yesterday to show their support after she assaulted a South African model, Gabriella Engels, in Johannesburg two weeks ago, should be ashamed of themselves. If we may ask; what were they marching in solidari...
Grace solidarity march slammed 30 August 2017 HARARE - War veterans and opposition parties yesterday poured scorn on the planned solidarity march with  First Lady Grace Mugabe scheduled for Harare today, after she whipped a South African model with an electric cord who was waiting with two friends in a luxury hotel suite to meet one of her a...
SA chiefs want immunity 'after Grace' 28 August 2017 PRETORIA - Traditional leaders say they deserve the same legal immunity as judges and magistrates when they preside over disputes, and they are prepared to go all the way to the Constitutional Court to get it. Their campaign was sparked by the imprisonment of abaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindy...
Mugabe speech ignores Grace fracas 28 August 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's speech at the National Heroes Acre on Saturday completely ignored the diplomatic immunity granted to his wife by South Africa that enabled her to leave the neighbouring country after being accused of assaulting a model. Accusations that the First Lady attacke...
Grace granted immunity 21 August 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe, who had been holed up in South Africa where she stood accused of severely assaulting and injuring a 20-year-old model, was finally granted immunity by President Jacob Zuma's government and returned home in the early hours of yesterday morning. Grace landed at ...
Waitress loses baby after Grace Mugabe rampage 21 August 2017 JOHANNESBURG - A waitress suffered a miscarriage after she was pushed by Robert Mugabe Jnr as he fled his mother Grace Mugabe's violent attacks at a Sandton Hotel last week. The waitress at Capitol 20 West was delivering food on that floor of the Sandton Hotel when Robert pushed her out of the...
Grace Mugabe feels the heat 17 August 2017 HARARE - Embattled First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday asked for diplomatic immunity cover to avoid being arrested for an alleged severe assault of a 20-year-old model she found in the hotel with her sons in Sandton, South Africa, on Sunday night. This comes as President Robert Mugabe left for S...
Grace escapes arrest in Joburg 16 August 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday escaped arrest in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she was slapped with charges for severely assaulting a 20-year-old woman she had found with her sons at an upmarket hotel in Sandton, on Sunday. On a dramatic day, South Africa's Police minister Fiki...
Zimbabweans promoting criminality in SA: Mbalula 26 July 2017 HARARE - South Africa's Police minister Fikile Mbalula has accused undocumented Zimbabwe nationals of wreaking havoc and perpetrating crime in the neighbouring country. “They kill, they do everything, we get into those buildings, they are stinking, they are dirty and they are high-jacked. We w...
Outrage over Mbalula remarks escalates 28 April 2017 HARARE - Scores of Zimbabweans have reacted angrily to South Africa (SA)'s Police minister Fikile Mbalula's statement that Zimbabwean soldiers were the ones perpetrating most crimes in his country. Politicians and the generality of the people fear Mbalula's remarks could trigger xenophobic att...
Fifa scandal: SA denies $10m World Cup bribe 3 June 2015 JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has denied paying a $10m bribe to secure the 2010 World Cup, in the wake of a US inquiry into corruption at world football body Fifa. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said the money in question was above board and intended to support football in the African diaspora i...
Fikile Mbalula blocks Mujati 24 November 2012 JOHANNESBURG - South African sports minister Fikile Mbalula has refused to grant the South African Rugby Union (Saru) a special concession to allow Zimbabwean-born prop Brian Mujati to play for the Springboks again. According to the Eyewitness News Sport website, in a written letter to Saru, Mbal...