Grace Mugabe is 'queen of the land'

2014-09-11 12:40

Zimbabwean justice minister has reportedly told parliament that President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace is a “queen” who should be honoured by traditional leaders and opposition politicians.

I instil fear in Western leaders, says Mugabe

2014-09-08 12:30

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe claims the reason he is barred from attending international summits is because Western leaders are afraid of him.

Don't mess with my family - Mugabe

2014-09-04 21:16

Robert Mugabe has warned against messing with his family, amid debate on his wife's entry into politics.

China's Xi hails Mugabe as renowned leader

2014-08-25 23:12

China’s president Xi Jinping has hailed Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe – a pariah in the West – as a renowned African liberation leader and an "old friend" of the Chinese people.

Grace adds to fears of Mugabe dynasty in Zim

2014-07-31 12:41

The surprise nomination of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife to head Zanu-PF's women's wing has injected new intrigue into the fight to succeed the 90-year-old strongman.

We want Mugabe’s wise leadership – Zim group

2014-06-17 16:38

A Zimbabwean group of war collaborators has reportedly asked First Lady Grace Mugabe to encourage President Robert Mugabe to continue serving as leader of the country.

Zim 'misses out on chance to address key issues'

2014-04-03 14:01

Zimbabwe has missed out on a chance to address key issues like sanctions after President Robert Mugabe boycotted an EU-Africa summit currently under way in Brussels, EU ambassador to Zimbabwe says.

Africa calls for EU summit boycott – report

2014-03-27 09:37

An organ of the AU has reportedly urged a boycott of the EU-AU summit scheduled for next week in Brussels to protest what is seen as a "dictation" by the EU on who is eligible to attend the meeting.

Mugabe to boycott summit if wife not invited

2014-03-26 13:18

Zimbabwe says it would boycott a summit between the EU and African Union in Brussels next week if President Robert Mugabe’s wife is not granted a visa to travel with him.

Sanctions forced Mugabe to change, says EU

2014-03-17 15:09

The EU's ambassador to Zimbabwe Aldo Dell'Ariccia, has reportedly said that sanctions imposed against Harare over a decade ago helped trigger a “positive evolution” in the country.

Grace Mugabe brags about 'virgin' daughter Bona

2013-10-14 11:22

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ‘s wife Grace has boasted about her 24-year-old daughter Bona whom she says is still a virgin and that she would remain chaste until her wedding.

Grace forcing Mugabe to stay – Tsvangirai

2013-07-25 11:34

President Robert Mugabe's "arrogance" and refusal to leave power is as a result of his marriage to a much younger wife, who dictates the pace, forcing him to soldier on despite his advanced age, PM Morgan Tsvangirai says.


Mugabe rallies for votes

2013-07-16 15:28

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace rallied for votes ahead of the country's upcoming elections. See the pictures.

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Mugabe, wife fingered in corruption

2012-09-19 13:23

Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace have been named among 56 Zimbabweans implicated in corrupt activities which have fleeced the country of billions of dollars, according to a report.

Mugabe succession debate intensifies

2012-04-12 14:01

Concerns about who will succeed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are intensifying as the veteran leader returned home from Singapore after a trip that fuelled rumours he was seriously ill.

SA truck drivers face arrest in Zim

2011-08-29 14:27

A Zimbabwean court has issued arrest warrants for four SA truck drivers caught up in a spat between Grace Mugabe and a Johannesburg businessman.

I'm not ill, says Zimbabwe's Mugabe

2011-05-19 13:51

Zimbabwe’s 87-year-old president has scoffed at speculation over his health as “misplaced”, adding that he and his wife are fitness enthusiasts.

Zimbabwe seeks WikiLeaks prosecutions

2010-12-25 12:39

Zimbabwe will appoint a commission to investigate the "treasonous collusion" that led to several embarrassing reports being released by WikiLeaks, says an official.

Mugabe's wife implicated in illegal diamond trade

2010-12-09 17:42

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's wife was among those who gained millions of dollars from illegal diamonds mined in the east of the country, according to WikiLeaks.

Hong Kong eyes Mugabe guards

2009-11-23 10:38

Two bodyguards protecting Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's daughter in Hong Kong could be prosecuted for working on tourist visas.

Nestle's Zim accounts frozen

2009-10-11 19:08

Zimbabwe has frozen Nestle's local accounts and ordered an audit after the company stopped buying milk from a farm owned by President Robert Mugabe's wife.

Nestlé Zim confirms milk reports

2009-09-28 22:40

Nestlé Zimbabwe has defended its decision to buy milk from Gushungo Dairy Estate, a formerly white-owned farm taken over by Grace Mugabe, wife of President Robert Mugabe.

Mugabe guards working illegally?

2009-06-21 17:33

Hong Kong police are investigating whether two bodyguards protecting the Zimbabwean president's daughter have been working illegally on tourist visas.


Mugabe the poorest among world leaders - wife

2014-09-10 13:08

Zimbabwe’s first lady says her husband President Robert Mugabe is the "poorest president the world over", according to a report.

Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF to elect VPs by secret ballot

2014-09-08 09:28

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party is set to choose the country’s two vice presidents through a secret ballot in December, media reports say.

Mugabe takes a swipe at Zanu-PF officials over Grace

2014-09-01 16:38

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly taken a swipe at some Zanu-PF party officials, accusing them of attempting to bar his wife, Grace from entering into mainstream politics.

Stop attacking Mugabe’s wife, politicians warned

2014-08-28 18:06

President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party has warned party members against bad mouthing the veteran leader’s wife, following her shock entry into politics.

Mugabe's wife to lead Zanu-PF women's wing

2014-08-16 07:34

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife has been chosen to lead the ruling party’s powerful women’s wing, catapulting her into active politics and adding new intrigue to the battle to succeed the 90-year-old strongman.

Grace Mugabe set to take key Zanu-PF position

2014-07-28 11:10

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, has reportedly accepted a nomination for the position of secretary of Zanu-PF's Women's League, marking her first move into frontline politics.

Video shows Mugabe at a hospital in Singapore

2014-05-21 09:33

Video footage has emerged showing Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe arriving at private hospital in Singapore with his wife Grace. Watch Video...

Mugabe under fire over summit boycott

2014-03-31 10:11

Zimbabwe's president has reportedly come under fire from opposition parties following reports that he will boycott a crucial summit in Brussels because his wife was denied a visa to enter Europe.

No role for spouses at summit, EU tells Zim

2014-03-26 14:54

EU ambassador to Zimbabwe Aldo Dell’Ariccia has reportedly said that only those with a role to play in meetings at the forthcoming EU-Africa Summit in Belgium have been invited.

EU-AU summit: Mugabe's wife not invited

2014-03-25 14:53

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's spokesperson has reportedly taken a swipe at the EU's "attempt to stop the first lady from travelling with her husband" who is set to attend an EU-AU summit in Belgium next week.

EU set to suspend most Zim sanctions

2014-02-17 11:35

EU ministers are due to approve the suspension of most sanctions against Zimbabwe, although those against President Robert Mugabe will remain in place, diplomats say.


Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and presidential hopeful Morgan Tsvangirai are rallying for votes ahead of the country's national elections. See the pictures.

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Tsvangirai will never be Zim leader – Grace

2013-07-22 09:57

Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe has launched a scathing attack on her husband's political rival PM Morgan Tsvangirai, saying the MDC leader is not worth any normal person's vote.

Mugabe earns little, says First Lady

2013-06-10 07:31

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe is a civil servant and earns a modest salary and the family is not involved in diamond trading, says Grace Mugabe.

'We find counsel, wisdom in Mugabe'

2012-07-03 14:49

Zimbabwe's Finance Minister Tendai Biti, who is also a top aide of PM Morgan Tsvangirai, has described President Robert Mugabe as a "seductive man", adding, "we find counsel and wisdom in him".

Zimbabwe to sue EU over travel ban

2011-10-28 15:41

Zimbabwe’s attorney general plans to file a lawsuit against the EU over sanctions imposed on President Robert Mugabe and his top associates, a report says.

Court dismisses Zim extradition bid

2011-08-16 14:08

The Vanderbijlpark Magistrate's Court has dismissed a request by President Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwean government to extradite a man accused of defrauding first lady Grace Mugabe of R7m, a report says.

Zim government websites brought down

2010-12-31 08:07

Cyber activists say they have brought down Zimbabwean government websites after Grace Mugabe sued a newspaper for publishing a WikiLeaks cable linking her to illicit diamond trading.

Mugabe's wife sues newspaper

2010-12-16 11:12

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s wife is suing a newspaper for $15m for publishing a Wikileaks cable saying she benefitted from illicit diamond trade, a report says.

Grace Mugabe 'in secret love affair'

2010-10-25 12:44

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, has reportedly been having a secret affair with central bank governor Gideon Gono.

Grace Mugabe back in Hong Kong

2009-10-17 08:43

The wife of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe is reportedly back in Hong Kong for the first time since being given diplomatic immunity over an alleged assault.

'Boycott Nestle products'

2009-10-01 10:55

A rights organisation Afriforum is calling on consumers to boycott Nestle products if it doesn't stop buying milk from a dairy farm belonging to Grace Mugabe, wife of President Robert Mugabe.

Mrs Mugabe's farming empire

2009-09-27 10:18

Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, owns dairy farms that sell up to a million litres of milk a year to food giant Nestl, it has been reported.

Hong Kong must explain

2009-06-15 08:23

The Hong Kong government is being pressed to explain why bodyguards working for the daughter of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe were not prosecuted for an alleged assault.

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