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Grace Ntombizodwa Mugabe

Date of Birth: 23/07/1965
Place of Birth: South Africa


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Vanishing truckers

The principal accused, Hsieh Ping-sung, was once, until they fell out, a close business associate of Grace Mugabe, President Robert Mugabe’s wife, also known as the First Shopper...

The vehicles remain parked at an orphanage of which Grace Mugabe is the patron...

The award-winning civil rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa, through persistent cross examination (vigorously objected to by the prosecutor), established that the nominal complainant was probably acting as a front for Grace Mugabe...

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Trucking trials

She is making much of the fact that the complainant, who alleges to have been defrauded of the US$1 million payment, is a senior policewoman who heads First Lady Grace Mugabe’s security team...

From the beginning, Hsieh has denied any dealings with the policewoman but admitted to having dealings with Grace Mugabe...

Grace Mugabe has not been seen in public since she returned from medical treatment in Singapore some months ago, which could mean even further delays to a resumed trial which has provisionally been set down for 25 July...


Trucks, triads and subs

That Grace Mugabe has been seriously ill after a slip in the bath is not doubted – she returned to Harare last week looking haggard after two weeks in Singapore – although Mugabe himself looked more sprightly and cheerful than before...

Grace Mugabe has been making extra pin money with some freelance business deals of her own in South Africa, which have attracted the attention of the authorities there...


A multi-faceted business

We understand, however, that Grace Mugabe has indeed been pursuing her own business interests in Marange (AC Vol 51 No 12), some of which involve operations with traders from Hong Kong, where she has property investments...


Old crocodile, younger croc

Grace Mugabe, widely known as the country’s First Shopper, has, like Marie-Antoinette, a penchant for diamonds and playing at milkmaids...


What mattered was the football

The world football authority, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) allowed only Robert and Grace Mugabe in and the rest, including Robert Junior, were shown the red card and had to find less august billets...


Diplomacy by other means

Rarely does a week go by without front-page coverage in the state newspapers of Mugabe’s latest foray: greeting Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika at the Group of Fourteen meeting in Tehran, Iran, then a quick ‘shopover’ for Grace Mugabe in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; gatecrashing the World Economic Forum meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, at which Mutambara and Tsvangirai were invited participants last month; a wedding party in Malawi with his ally President Bingu wa Mutharika; a visit to Senegal, ably facilitated by Ambassador Trudy Stevenson (nominated by the Movement for Democratic Change, MDC); and attending the World Cup kick-off in Soweto on 11 June...

State House has not forgiven her reluctance to be packed off for meetings with Grace Mugabe during the state visit to Zimbabwe of her husband, then President Bill Clinton...


Spiriting away diamonds

As a relative of First Lady Grace Marufu and a former State House functionary, Mushohwe has much expertise in the diversion of official resources...


The next revolution

Insiders say that President Robert Mugabe was incensed by Makamba’s close relationship with First Lady Grace Marufu Mugabe...


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