Thursday , September 19 2019
Home / Tag Archives: zimbabwe (page 26)

Tag Archives: zimbabwe

S.Africa mulls Grace Mugabe’s immunity claim

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South African officials were on Friday considering whether to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe over her alleged assault on 20-year-old model in a Johannesburg hotel. Mugabe, who has not been seen since the Sunday’s incident, is due to attend a Southern …

Read More »

Grace Mugabe claims diplomatic immunity in S.Africa assault case

President Robert Mugabe flew out of Harare for South Africa early Wednesday for SADC summit Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has claimed diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model, South African police said Wednesday, in an incident that could test cross-border …

Read More »

Zimbabwe’s fiercely loyal first lady

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife was once dismissed as a lightweight shopping addict with no political interests, but Grace Mugabe has recently emerged as a potential challenger for power. Aged 52, the first lady has become increasingly active in public life and in 2014 became the …

Read More »

Where is Grace Mugabe?

S.Africa police decline to reveal if Grace Mugabe has fled Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  South African police Wednesday said they knew the whereabouts of Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe, who faces accusations of assault, but declined to say if she had fled the country. The 52-year-old wife of …

Read More »

Grace Mugabe’s whereabouts unknown over assault case

UPDATE: Grace Mugabe accused of assaulting model in S. African hotel Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe was under investigation by South African police Tuesday after she allegedly used an extension cord to assault a model in a Johannesburg hotel. The alleged attack threatened to …

Read More »

Grace Mugabe turns self in to police over alleged assault

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe handed herself over to South African police and was due in court Tuesday, officials said, after allegedly assaulting a model who was at a Johannesburg hotel with her two sons. During the incident, which occurred on Sunday, Mugabe, 52, …

Read More »

Former Barca stars appear at Mugabe rally

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | Former Barcelona stars Patrick Kluivert and Edgar Davids joined Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on stage at a weekend political rally, drawing sharp criticism from government opponents. Davids and Kluivert were pictured on Saturday alongside Mugabe, 93, at a youth rally for the ruling ZANU-PF party in …

Read More »

Zimbabwe plans $1 billion ‘Mugabe University’

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  Cash-strapped Zimbabwe announced Wednesday that it plans to build a $1 billion university to honour Robert Mugabe, the 93-year-old president accused of brutal repression and bringing the country to economic ruin. The university joins other facilities named after Mugabe including the government’s school of intelligence, …

Read More »