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Zimbabwe arrest over Grace Mugabe's 'fake' PhD

Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators said Friday they had arrested a university professor over the suspected fraudulent awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Levi Nyagura, the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, was arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission following an investigation into the PhD. Show More Summary

African press review 26 January 2018

Zimbabwe launches an inquiry into Grace Mugabe's PhD. Technical hitch delays awaited payments for thousands of Kenyan teachers. President Zuma sets terms for state capture inquiry and Nigeria's ex-elections chief says corrupt politicians are a danger to the 2019 elections.

Zimbabwe's anti-graft agency investigates Grace Mugabe's PhD

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's anti-corruption agency is investigating whether former first lady Grace Mugabe was wrongly awarded a university doctorate more than three years ago, an official said on Tuesday.

Zimbabwe investigates former first lady Mugabe's doctorate

Zimbabwe's anti-corruption commission says it is probing the circumstances surrounding the controversial awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Mugabe, whose husband resigned in November under pressure … Click to Continue »

African Press Review 29 December 2017

Football in Nigeria on "killer artificial pitches." And, a diamond studded retirement package for Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, his wife Grace and their family.

Zimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe’s fall from grace

Breaking into cheers and song, Zimbabwe’s ruling party on Friday sealed the fate of Robert Mugabe, a man they had revered for decades but removed from power in dramatic scenes last month. The ZANU-PF party congress officially endorsed its Central Committee’s decision to replace Mugabe with Emmerson...

Zimbabwe ruling party meets to seal Mugabe's fall from grace

Zimbabwe's ruling party is meeting to finalize Robert Mugabe's fall from grace and make new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa its candidate for next year's elections. Mnangagwa was inaugurated last month after … Click to Continue »

Zimbabwe ex-leader Mugabe on 1st trip abroad since resigning

3 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, have traveled to Singapore on their first trip abroad since Mugabe resigned last month under pressure from the military and ruling party, the presidential spokesman said Tuesday.

Zimbabwe ex-leader Mugabe on 1st trip abroad since resigning

Zimbabwe's presidential spokesman says former leader Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, have traveled to Singapore on their first trip abroad since Mugabe resigned last month under pressure from the … Click to Continue »

Is the party over for the Mugabe kids?

3 months agoNews : World News Blog

There have been few glimpses of the lavish luxury lifestyles of two of Robert Mugabe’s sons since his fall from power. Bellarmine Chatunga and Robert Junior, his sons by his wife Grace, had earned an international reputation for party excess and big spending in Johannesburg, using social media to document their lifestyle. This while Zimbabwe’s…

Inside the lives of the 'Rich Kids of Zimbabwe,' who spend their money on fast cars, island vacations, and private jets

Zimbabwe has struggled with massive debt and poverty throughout the country. Robert Mugabe, who had been Zimbabwe's leader since the country's creation in 1980, was ousted earlier this month. He and his wife, Grace, have led a lavish...Show More Summary

Grace Mugabe requests not top priority for Mnangagwa

DURBAN - Grace Mugabe, former First Lady of Zimbabwe is reported to have pleaded with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's new administration to continue with the building of the $1 billion Robert Gabriel Mugabe University. This request may not be top priority for Mnangagwa's government. Show More Summary

Stop Blaming Mugabe's Wife for Mugabe's Actions

A common narrative has emerged in the wake of Robert Mugabe's ouster in Zimbabwe: His undoing can be blamed on wife Grace's greedy grab for power. Actually, this narrative is being cast as a "tale of two wives," writes Zimbabwe-born novelist Panashe Chigumadzi in a Washington Post op-ed. The idea...

Mugabe Will Continue Living in Zimbabwe, Spokesman Says

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The issue of immunity did not come up in talks with the military over the future of the former president and his wife, Grace, the spokesman said.

Grace and Robert Mugabe 'to remain in Zimbabwe' under government deal

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Robert Mugabe and his family are set to remain in Zimbabwe under a deal with the ruling party that will see them retreat from politics in exchange for secure retirement, diplomatic and political sources in Harare said.   Mr Mugabe, 93,...Show More Summary

Opinion: The Fall of Africa’s Most Hated First Lady

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

African presidential wives are expected to unify their nations and respect their elders. “Gucci GraceMugabe did neither.

Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, in key dates

Here are some key dates in the life of Grace Mugabe, wife of resigned president Robert Mugabe, whose ambitions to succeed him largely led to a military takeover. - July 23, 1965: Grace Marufu is born in South Africa. - 1996: Aged 31, she marries Robert Mugabe, 72, for whom she had been working as a secretary and having an affair. Show More Summary

Fall from Grace: Mugabe's wife was his weakness

President Robert Mugabe's downfall was caused by the ambitions of his combative wife Grace, whose emergence as his likely successor proved a step too far for Zimbabwe's military, analysts say. Grace Mugabe -- 41 years younger than her husband -- was once dismissed as a lightweight shopping addict. Show More Summary

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