Tag: Violence

Violence Flares in Zimbabwe as Mugabe Readies Election Bid

Political violence has flared in Zimbabwe as the southern African nation gears up for elections next year that may see a united opposition seek to end President Robert Mugabe’s near four-decade rule. The Zimbabwe Peace Project recorded attacks on 745 people last month, up from 435 in July. The ruling […]

Grace Mugabe Wins Diplomatic Immunity After Assault Accusations

Grace Mugabe Wins Diplomatic Immunity After Assault Accusations

The wife of Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, was whisked out of South Africa on Sunday, trailed by calls for her arrest after she was accused of beating a fashion model with an extension cord in a luxury hotel in Johannesburg. The bloody encounter between the president’s wife, Grace Mugabe, 52, who had sought diplomatic […]