Tag: Mugabe

Anger over Grace police, army ‘abuse’

Anger over Grace police, army ‘abuse’

OPPOSITION political parties have criticised First Lady Grace Mugabe for ordering the police and military to distribute “goodies” to citizens in the name of the ruling Zanu PF. Grace told thousands of Zanu PF supporters in Mbare this week that she would give them food. But after grumblings that the […]

International rights groups petition Mugabe over Dzamara

International rights groups petition Mugabe over Dzamara

AMNESTY International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called on other civic groups in Africa to join them in a plea to President Robert Mugabe to investigate and resolve the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of journalist-cum-human rights activist Itai Dzamara. In a joint petition expected to be handed over to […]

Grace denies presidential ambitions

Grace denies presidential ambitions

ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe’s wife Thursday denied harbouring ambitions to succeed her husband, pledging instead to support the 91-year-old’s next presidential bid. “I am standing here as the wife of the president as well as the person you chose to lead the women’s league. It ends there,” she told ruling party […]

Factionalism Worsening in Zanu-PF Ahead of December Conference

Factionalism Worsening in Zanu-PF Ahead of December Conference

THE factional wars in the ruling Zanu PF party are worsening with the Women’s League setting up a five-member committee to probe Mutare senator and former diplomat Monica Mutsvangwa for allegedly backing those “disrespecting” first lady Grace Mugabe. Zanu PF Women’s League national deputy secretary, Eunice Sandi Moyo, says Mutsvangwa allegedly […]