Mugabe's wife new women's head

Johannesburg - Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party confirmed President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace as the new head of its women's wing at a congress on Saturday, underlining her sudden and swift political rise in the troubled southern African country.

Grace Mugabe's appointment by approved by acclamation to resounding cheers by 12 000 delegates crammed into tent in a parade ground in central Harare.

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