Tag: Grace

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 […]

Zim army ‘on high alert’ amid Grace Mugabe ally bloodshed threats

Zim army ‘on high alert’ amid Grace Mugabe ally bloodshed threats

Zimbabwe’s home affairs minister Obert Mpofu has reportedly said that the military and security sector is on high alert amid fears that supporters of former first lady Grace Mugabe could regroup outside the country in efforts to destabilise Zimbabwe. According to NewsDay, Mpofu said this after former minister of higher education […]

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Mugabe fraudulently obtained a doctorate that she apparently received within months, the dissertation for which remains unpublished.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 […]