Articles tagged 'sandton'

Sandton residents risk eviction 20 March 2018 HARARE - Hundreds of people settled on a more than 240ha stretch of land in Highdon (Sandton project) under the Zvimba Rural District Council face imminent eviction after the local authority's lawyers recently wrote to the developer to inform them of the intention. In a letter to Bvekwa Law Pr...
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...
Surprise twist to Grace's assault case 7 October 2017 HARARE - In a surprising twist in the matter involving First Lady Grace Mugabe, the Zimbabwean embassy in South Africa has decided to withdraw from the matter as an intervening party, claiming its lawyer had received threats. The lawyer representing the embassy, Simba Chitando, told the media ...
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...
Opposition petitions SA over Grace immunity 1 September 2017 HARARE - Opposition parties have stepped up their campaign against Grace Mugabe by joining South African groups when they petitioned President Jacob Zuma's government to withdraw diplomatic immunity granted to the first lady which allowed her to avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-y...
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...
Opposition, lawyers turn up heat on SA govt over Grace 25 August 2017 HARARE - South Africa’s deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, faced hostile questions from opposition legislators on Wednesday as he tried to win lawmakers over the controversial decision to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe which allowed her to return to Harare and avo...
Mugabe sons back in Zim 24 August 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's two sons, Chatunga and Robert Junior, are back in Zimbabwe for good after sparking a diplomatic furore in neighbouring South Africa last week, the Daily News can report. Both 25-year-old Robert Jnr and his younger sibling, Chatunga, 21, returned home with the...
Grace's immunity is an insult to justice 24 August 2017 EDITOR — The MDC strongly condemns the decision made by the South African Department of International Relations and Cooporation to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity following her savage attack on Gabriella Engels while on a private visit to South Africa recently. We view this partisan app...
Cosatu wants Grace banned in SA 23 August 2017 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe could be banned from ever entering South Africa if that country's powerful trade union federation and opposition groups get their way in their bids to have the decision to grant her diplomatic immunity overturned. Grace was granted diplomatic immunity by the So...
Anger as Grace Mugabe gets away with it 22 August 2017 HARARE - South Africa's decision to grant diplomatic immunity to First Lady Grace Mugabe in the face of accusations of assaulting a young model in Johannesburg has sparked outrage in that country and here in Zimbabwe with activists and the opposition calling on the girl's attorneys to pursue the ...
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...
'Taxpayers fund Mugabe sons' profligacy' 17 July 2017 HARARE - Tendai Biti's opposition PDP party is complaining that President Robert Mugabe's sons' debauchery and wild partying are being funded with taxpayer dollars. This comes after the two boys — Robert Junior and Chatunga Bellarmine — have been evicted from a luxury apartment at The Regent a...