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Zimbabwe

Grace Ntombizodwa Mugabe

Date of Birth: 23 July 1965
Place of Birth: Benoni, South Africa


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Mujuru goes for glory

The new party currently consists of ZANU-PF heavyweights the majority of whom fell in a purge instigated by President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace Mugabe who accused Mujuru of plotting to topple her husband from power unconstitutionally...

ZANU-PF remains riven with factionalism which is now pitting Grace Mugabe (née Marufu) against Emmerson Mnangagwa (AC Vol 56 No 9 So far so bad & Vol 56 No 23 Grace plots for power)...


Grace plots for power

The plan is for First Lady Grace Mugabe née Marufu to replace Mnangagwa and so position herself as her husband's likeliest successor ZANU-PF insiders told Africa Confidential...


Opposition watches and waits

Factionalism is going to become even more dominant unless Grace Mugabe's undermining of the two Vice-Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko is reined in...


The 'Grace plot' thickens

'I know Mnangagwa was summoned to a meeting and told that he would have to rally behind Grace Mugabe in 2018...

' The plot for Grace Mugabe to succeed her husband is plausible mostly because the extended Mugabe family could lose its influence and property under any other ruler say independent sources in Harare...

The Zezuru are a sub-clan of the Shona to which Robert and Grace Mugabe belong...


Passing and wielding the baton

Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai's Nelson Chamisa dubbed the reliance on sometimes dodgy telecommunications as 'government by wi-fi' a punning jibe at the increasingly assertive First Lady Grace Mugabe...


Bye-bye unity

Backed by ZANU-PF political commissar Saviour 'Tyson' Kasukuwere banker Terence Mukupe won the party primary but when First Lady Grace Mugabe an increasingly important figure in the party favoured the losing candidate Mavis Gumbo the nomination court acquiesced...


Bye any means

Before First Lady Grace Mugabe's rumoured indisposition her faction of ZANU-PF was confidently touting her as a bye-election candidate which would be followed by elevation to the cabinet...

The congress coup in December and the emergence of Grace Mugabe as a force was supposed to have put an end to ZANU-PF factionalism between Mujuru and Mnangagwa (AC Vol 55 No 25 Exit Mujuru enter Mnangagwa)...


The mighty fall

However Grace Mugabe's crude political interventions in internal party affairs are not helping him...

The nine-member panel was awaiting the return of Grace Mugabe a key member of that board...

The ascendance of Grace Mugabe makes the police hesitate to enforce the law and has cowed the politicians...

A cabinet reshuffle is in the offing and if Grace Mugabe's influence is crudely furthered in new ministerial appointments the ranks of the disgruntled could swell...


The year of leaving dangerously

Its growth will to some extent depend on how active a role the President's wife Grace Marufu Mugabe intends to play: it's believed that the cabinet seat for Women's Affairs has been earmarked for her...

The provincial foot-soldiers here were the Women's League (increasingly loyal to Grace Mugabe) and the rather young war veterans' groups formed under the auspices of Chris Mutsvangwa who has been rewarded with the newly created Veterans ministerial portfolio (AC Vol 55 No 9 Scramble for the top)...


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