Articles tagged 'grace mugabe'

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...
Grace not welcome at MDC Alliance 10 June 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has reacted angrily to reports that former first lady Grace Mugabe will be his running mate for the July 30 elections, saying the assertions were meant to create the sense that only his rival, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, stands for a clean break from ...
Mawarire roasts Moyo 23 May 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe is at the centre of a vicious war of words between spokesperson of the stuttering National Patriotic Front (NPF), Jealousy Mawarire, and exiled two former Cabinet ministers — Jonathan Moyo and Patrick Zhuwao — who have been accused of trying to impose thems...
Grace Mugabe left in suspense 11 May 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe must be on tenterhooks after lawyers representing South African model Gabriella Engels presented their arguments in the Pretoria High Court yesterday seeking the lifting of a diplomatic immunity granted to the wife of ex-president, Robert Mugabe. The fir...
Grace left in suspense 11 May 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe must be on tenterhooks after lawyers representing South African model Gabriella Engels presented their arguments in the Pretoria High Court yesterday seeking the lifting of a diplomatic immunity granted to the wife of ex-president, Robert Mugabe. [Adz]
SA court decides Grace's fate 10 May 2018 HARARE - The Pretoria High Court will today give itself a chance to decide an issue that could lead to the revocation of diplomatic immunity granted to Zimbabwe's former first lady, Grace Mugabe, paving the way for her to face prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model. The cou...
Grace seeks dismissal of Mazowe miners' $100k defamation lawsuit 27 April 2018 HARARE - Lawyers for former first lady Grace Mugabe will ask the High Court to dismiss a $100 000 defamation lawsuit against her after she was sued by small-scale miners she accused of invading her Mazowe family farm, branding them thieves stealing her property. The miners, Shepherd Nyazvigo a...
ED's govt must have clear land policy 26 April 2018 HARARE - When President Emmerson Mnangagwa took over the reins of power on November 24, 2017, immediately announcing his intention to compensate farmers who had lost their land during the chaotic land reform programme of the early 2000s, most people felt his government had signalled a departure f...
ED, Chiwenga roles conflict 23 April 2018 HARARE - A potential conflict and possibly a constitutional crisis might emerge if President Emmerson Mnangagwa does not deal with overlapping responsibilities between him and his equally powerful deputy, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, analysts warned this week. Read full story in today'...
Invaders dare Grace Mugabe 22 April 2018 HARARE - Clad in a dirty white T-Shirt emblazoned with the face of a glum Emmerson Mnangagwa, an illegal gold miner sifts through brownish wet sands and points out to a group of journalists, “this is gold”. It is a gold rush of some sort which cannot be stopped by once dreaded former president...
Grace's SA assault case revived 20 April 2018 JOHANNESBURG - South African civil rights organisation AfriForum said yesterday it was preparing to challenge the diplomatic immunity that was granted to former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe. The organisation announced this when it gave updates on matters relating to its private prosecuti...
'Grace Mugabe has no Gucci clothing' 19 April 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe’s son Robert Junior has said his mom, former first lady Grace Mugabe, does not have any Gucci clothing in her spectacular collection of clothes. Robert Jr said in an interview with online radio Zim Metro that he was unfazed with his mom’s soubriquet, “Gu...
'Ousted Mugabe: A broken old man' 15 April 2018 HARARE - Shocking claims have emerged that although ousted former president  Robert Mugabe (pictured) was a much-feared leader both at home and abroad, even in  his dotage, he was allegedly a “helpless” victim of domestic abuse by  his volatile wife Grace by the time he fell from power. Althou...
Mugabe gets farm reprieve 10 April 2018 HARARE - Deposed president Robert Mugabe's family has heaved a sigh of relief after small scale miners that had dragged them to the High Court demanding access to their Mazowe farm — to collect mining equipment and gold ore — have withdrawn the application. Shepherd Nyazvigo — represented by P...
Miners sue Grace over utterances 6 April 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe has been slapped with a $ 100 000 lawsuit by artisanal miners she is engaged with in the fight to control the gold-rich Smithfield Farm in Mazowe. Last week Grace told the media that laptops and other valuables had been stolen from her Mazowe business hu...
UZ vice chancellor attempts to stop Grace trial 5 April 2018 HARARE - University of Zimbabwe vice chancellor Levi Nyagura, who is accused of corruptly awarding a PhD to former first lady Grace Mugabe, has approached the High Court seeking to stop his trial before the Harare Magistrates' Court. In the urgent chamber application, he cited Harare magistrat...