Tag: Corruption

Zimbabwe police investigate Grace Mugabe​ over ivory smuggling claims

Zimbabwe police investigate Grace Mugabe​ over ivory smuggling claims

Zimbabwean police have launched an investigation into Grace Mugabe over allegations that she headed a poaching and smuggling syndicate that illegally exported tons of elephant tusks, gold and diamonds from the country. President Emmerson Mnangagwa sanctioned an “urgent” investigation into Mugabe’s activities after “very strong” evidence was uncovered by Adrian […]

Zimbabwe stolen funds amnesty: Millions still to be returned

Zimbabwe stolen funds amnesty: Millions still to be returned

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has released the names of hundreds of companies and individuals who failed to return $827m (£590m) illegally stashed abroad despite an amnesty. After taking office last year Mr Mnangagwa gave individuals and companies 90 days to give up the funds. He said on Monday it had resulted […]

Grace Mugabe’s PhD investigated by Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption watchdog

Grace Mugabe’s PhD investigated by Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption watchdog

Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators are probing whether former first lady Grace Mugabe fraudulently obtained a doctorate that she apparently received within months, the dissertation for which remains unpublished. Grace Mugabe, whose apparent desire to succeed her husband prompted the army takeover that eventually saw Robert Mugabe resign, was awarded a PhD by the University […]