Tag: Grace

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fraudulently obtained a doctorate that she apparently received within months, the dissertation for which remains unpublished.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

Mugabe to get $10m payoff and immunity for his family

Mugabe to get $10m payoff and immunity for his family

Robert Mugabe and his wife will receive a “golden handshake” worth many millions of dollars as part of a deal negotiated before the resignation of the ageing autocrat last week. The exact sums to be paid to the former president and his wife Grace are still unclear, though one senior ruling […]