Articles tagged 'grace mugabe'

Grace owns Wellcash: Parly told 27 September 2018 HARARE - Local Government minister July Moyo was yesterday grilled in Parliament over government's engagement of a company owned by former first lady Grace Mugabe as debt collectors in several local authorities. Opposition MDC MP Job Sikhala set the ball rolling yesterday during the questions ...
Mugabe turns tables against potato firm 25 September 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe company's Gushungo Holdings (Private) Limited has turned the tables against a potato producing company that supplied it with seed on credit in 2015, accusing the firm of breaching a verbal contract entered between the two parties. This comes after Seed P...
Nyagura's trial in false start 18 September 2018 HARARE - Suspended University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura's trial was yesterday deferred to October 22, pending the outcome of his Constitutional Court (Con-Court) application for stay of prosecution. Nyagura stands accused of criminal abuse of office after he allegedly corruptly ...
Grace's love for finer things 16 September 2018 HARARE - Just when the rest of the country thought all love had been lost between the former and current first families, it seems President Emmerson Mnangagwa managed to hit the right cords to melt especially Grace Mugabe's heart. Grace's love for finer things has never been doubted, but it wa...
Grace's sister faces fraud charges 15 September 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe's sister, Shuvayi Gumbochuma, was dragged to court yesterday on allegations of fraudulently processing the sale of State land before paying for it. She appeared before Harare provincial magistrate Elisha Singano and was released on $500 bail with conditi...
Moyo roasts Grace 11 September 2018 HARARE - Former Higher and Tertiary Education Jonathan Moyo minister has turned against his one-time ally and former first lady, Grace Mugabe. Yesterday, Moyo turned his guns on Grace, accusing her of lacking leadership qualities and singing for her supper by praising President Emmerson Mnanga...
Grace attends mom's memorial service 7 September 2018 HARARE - A visibly frail former first lady Grace Mugabe yesterday attended her mother's memorial service held at a parlour in the capital although her husband was absent. Former president Robert Mugabe was not in attendance, amid reports that he is not feeling well. Bona Chikore accompanied...
Nyagura's Con-Court referral thrown out 7 September 2018 HARARE - Harare magistrate Lazini Ncube yesterday upheld the existence of a Special Anti-Corruption Unit set by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to prosecute suspended University of Zimbabwe vice chancellor Levi Nyagura after dismissing his application for referral of his corruption case to the Const...
ED splashes on Mugabe, Grace 5 September 2018 HARARE - As the frosty relations between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his sulking predecessor Robert Mugabe get better, the government splashed hundreds of thousands of dollars last week hiring a charter plane for former first lady Grace — to allow her to fly from Singapore to Harare for her ...
Mnangagwa charters plane for Grace Mugabe 5 September 2018 HARARE - As the frosty relations between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his sulking predecessor Robert Mugabe get better, the government splashed hundreds of thousands of dollars last week hiring a charter plane for former first lady Grace — to allow her to fly from Singapore to Harare for her ...
Invasion at Grace Mugabe's property 29 August 2018 HARARE - Suspected Zanu PF thugs laid siege to Grace Mugabe's gold mine in Mazowe mid last week before they were chased from the property two days later. Eye witnesses told the Daily News that the invaders, fronted by a known Zanu PF functionary (name supplied), used guns to drive out the few ...
Grace Mugabe enjoying life 18 August 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe seems to be enjoying her life at the ''Blue Roof'' mansion, as she was captured on video entertaining guests with various performances. No one can ever doubt that fireworks erupt whenever  Grace, 53, has the microphone. While many might have thought t...
Court dedicates 6 days to Nyagura case 8 August 2018 HARARE - The Special Corruption Court has dedicated a full week to prosecute University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura who is being accused of fraudulently awarding former first lady Grace Mugabe a PhD. Nyagura is being charged with criminal abuse of office and his trial will ru...
'Grace Mugabe not welcome in MDC' 30 July 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader and presidential hopeful Nelson Chamisa has reiterated his previous position that former first lady Grace Mugabe, has no place in his government if he is voted into office today. This follows social media reports that the former first family, particularly ex-presid...
Grace pales into insignificance 28 July 2018 HARARE - At the height of her husband's rule, former first lady Grace Mugabe would make sure that the world knows about her birthday. Live television coverage and floods of newspaper adverts captured the biggest day in the life of a woman whose political influence in the last years of her husb...
Court spares Grace ally's farm 10 July 2018 HARARE - Axed Zanu PF Manicaland youth chair Mubuso Chinguno has obtained an urgent court interdict preventing army officials from invading his farm. This comes amid sustained pressure by officials angling to takeover the farm belonging to the provincial member of the vanquished Generation 40 ...
Robert Jnr praises 'motherly' Grace 8 July 2018 HARARE - During her reign as the first lady, Grace Mugabe was an influential politician in both government and Zanu PF party. She was also a mother and the nation called her “Dr Amai”. Apart from being the “nation's mother”, Grace was also a mother at home with three kids and that role is s...
Grace Mugabe, son enjoy Singapore 27 June 2018 HARARE - While many Zimbabweans have been wondering how the former first family have been of late, it has come out through various pictures that former first lady Grace Mugabe and her son Robert Jnr have been keeping fit by jogging. The two were taken pictures and videos while running in a bot...
Court rejects Nyagura's remand refusal bid 26 June 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has thrown out an application for refusal of further remand lodged by University of Zimbabwe vice chancellor Levi Nyagura charged with corruptly awarding a PhD to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Nyagura made the application before Harare magistrate Victoria Mashamb...
ED seen amending Constitution to realise dream 25 June 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to amend the Constitution to enable him to stand as a presidential candidate for three terms following his recent pronouncements in Gweru that he will lead the country until 2030, political analysts have said. Currently, the Constitution does not...
Nelson Chamisa snubs Mugabe, Grace 20 June 2018 HARARE - It has emerged that MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has rebuffed ousted former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace's overtures for the trio to work together — as the former first family frantically attempts to derail President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election bid in next month's w...
Nyagura case postponed 20 June 2018 HARARE - The case of University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice chancellor Levi Nyagura, who is being charged with corruptly awarding a PhD to former first lady Grace Mugabe, has been postponed to June 22 pending his trial. He appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa on charges of criminal ...
Grace fired me: ED 19 June 2018 HARARE - Preisdent Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he was sacked as the country's vice president last year by Grace Mugabe, using her influence on former president Robert Mugabe, whom he said was no longer in a position to lead the country. Mnangagwa revealed this in a High Court application in wh...
Grace ally hits hard times 15 June 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe's ally, Smelly Dube, is on the verge of losing her Gweru house, after she failed to pay legal fees. Dube has since filed a High Court application seeking to suspend the sale in execution of her property. In the application, the businesswoman cited Gam...
NPF divides MDC Alliance 13 June 2018 HARARE - The fledgling National Patriotic Front (NPF) — the new political outfit which is linked to former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace — reiterated yesterday that it was in advanced discussions with the MDC Alliance on the two parties working together. See today's paper for more...