Zim war vets boss held over call to have Grace Mugabe arrested

2017-08-17 12:13

Zimbabwean police have arrested a prominent war veteran who called for the arrest of the southern African country’s First Lady Grace Mugabe after she publicly urged her 93-year-old husband to name his successor.

Mugabe arrives in SA for SADC summit amid controversy around his wife Grace

2017-08-17 06:20

President Robert Mugabe has arrived in South Africa for the 37th SADC Heads of State and Government Summit, as controversy surrounding his wife Grace continues, Zimbabwean state-media reports.

Mugabe regrets army, police clashes in Harare, calls for peace – report

2017-08-16 15:34

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly charged that some elements within the country’s security forces are uncontrollable, adding that the recent clashes between soldiers and the police in Harare were "regrettable and should never again happen".

UPDATE: Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after assault claims

2017-08-16 09:07

Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, has returned home from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to police in Johannesburg to face charges of assaulting a model in a hotel room.

Grace Mugabe's alleged assault: Opposition reacts

2017-08-16 06:12

Zimbabwe's main opposition, the MDC party has slammed First Lady Grace Mugabe over her alleged bashing of a model that she reportedly saw in the company of one of her two sons in SA.

Grace Mugabe: Zimbabwe's fiercely loyal first lady

2017-08-15 17:19

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.

Zim VP Mnangagwa 'is well', says health minister

2017-08-14 20:51

Zimbabwean Health Minister David Parirenyatwa says Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was flown to SA for emergency medical care "is well" and "is almost jovial".

'Trump may have his faults' but he is 'a blessing in disguise to Zim', says Mugabe

2017-08-14 12:27

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly described US President Donald Trump as a "better devil" that Hillary Clinton, saying although he may "have his faults, he was a blessing in disguise for Zimbabwe".

Zim will stand by Zuma, no matter what South Africans say about him, says Mugabe

2017-08-14 07:44

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly said that his country will stand by President Jacob Zuma "as his political opponents plot to oust him before his term expires".

Mugabe says NO, as VP offers to resign over 'public humiliation' by Grace – report

2017-08-13 08:24

Embattled Zimbabwean Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa reportedly offered to resign last week over what he called repeated "public humiliation" by President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace.


Top Africa Stories: Grace Mugabe, Zambia, Nigeria

2017-08-17 09:04

The MDC says Zimbabwe's international image has been tarnished by Grace Mugabe's alleged assault, and Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been released from prison and treason charges against him have been dropped.

Minister claims VP Mnangagwa 'threatened' to kill him – report

2017-08-16 19:36

Zimbabwean Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo has reportedly claimed that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa threatened to kill him after he exposed his plot to topple President Robert Mugabe.

Zim govt officials remain mum on Grace Mugabe's whereabouts

2017-08-16 13:17

Zimbabwean government officials have refused to shed light on First Lady Grace Mugabe’s whereabouts after she did not turn up at the Randburg Magistrates Court to answer to assault charges.

Top Africa Stories: Mugabe, S Leone, Senegal

2017-08-16 08:42

President Robert Mugabe says all locals accused of killing white former commercial farmers during Zimbabwe's controversial reform programme are immune to prosecution, and at least 600 are reported missing in the deadly Sierra Leone mudslides.

Police: No court date set for Grace Mugabe after alleged assault

2017-08-15 19:25

A court appearance for Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe over an alleged bloody attack against a model is not yet on the table, says a police spokesperson.

'White farmers' killers should not be prosecuted,' Mugabe declares

2017-08-15 11:15

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly said that all locals accused of killing white former commercial farmers during the country’s controversial reform programme are immune to prosecution.

'No need to panic, VP Mnangagwa is recovering well,' says Zim minister

2017-08-14 18:53

Zimbabwean authorities have confirmed that Vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa was flown to South Africa, adding that he "was recovering well" after a poison scare over the weekend.

Zimbabwe's 'poisoned' VP Mnangagwa airlifted to SA - report

2017-08-14 09:56

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly been airlifted to South Africa, following reports over the weekend that he was “poisoned” at a rally in Gwanda.

Poisoning scare: Mugabe's VP Mnangagwa rushed to hospital

2017-08-13 12:00

Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was on Saturday reportedly rushed to hospital after he started vomiting while attending President Robert Mugabe's rally in Gwanda, reports said on Sunday.

Picture of war veteran wearing anti-Grace Mugabe T-shirt goes viral

2017-08-12 11:01

A picture of a prominent Zimbabwean war veteran wearing a T-shirt denigrating the southern African country’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has gone viral on social media.

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