Tag: Succession

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 […]

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 […]

Only a gun can stop me: Grace

Only a gun can stop me: Grace

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday warned hawks in the faction-ridden Zanu PF party she would only be silenced by a gun and would stop at nothing in admonishing divisive behaviour by party members though she did not harbour any presidential ambitions. Grace said although she had no liberation war credentials, […]

Factionalism tearing Zanu PF apart: Grace

Factionalism tearing Zanu PF apart: Grace

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday further confirmed there are factions in Zanu PF which she said are tearing the ruling party apart. This came despite strenuous and occasionally menacing denials by senior government and party officials who claim internal battles over President Robert Mugabe succession were triggered by personality clashes […]