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Grace Mugabe faces new assault charge

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing a new charge of assault, which stems from an incident involving her housekeeper.

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe

South African authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe, wife of deposed Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, over the alleged assault of a South African model in August 2017.

Court: Grace Mugabe’s diplomatic immunity not constitutional

A South African court on Monday ruled that the diplomatic immunity enjoyed by former Zimbabwean first lady, Grace Mugabe is “inconsistent with the constitution”.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe back in South Africa after wife assault on model

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned to South Africa today for the first time since his wife claimed diplomatic immunity over allegedly assaulting a model in a Johannesburg hotel room.

Grace Mugabe says ‘drunk’ South African model attacked her with knife

Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has denied assaulting South African model Gabriella Engels with an electric cable in a Johannesburg hotel suite last month, saying an “intoxicated and unhinged” Engels attacked her with a knife.

Mugabe ‘a prophet for other African leaders’ – Grace

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe on Friday made her first public comments since facing assault allegations in South Africa, but she avoided any mention of the incident two weeks ago.

God still wants my husband to lead – Grace Mugabe

First Lady Grace Mugabe on Friday made her first public speech in the wake of her alleged assault of South African model Gabriella Engels, but made no mention of the incident.

Grace Mugabe steers clear of assault claim

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe on Friday made her first public comments since facing assault allegations in South Africa, but she avoided any mention of the incident two weeks ago.

Thousands counter-protest in support of Grace Mugabe over alleged assault

Thousands of Zimbabwe ruling party supporters held a counter protest in the capital Harare to support first lady Grace Mugabe who escaped charges of assault in South Africa where she was granted diplomatic immunity.

Zimbabwe’s Zanu-PF to hold solidarity rally for Mugabe’s wife

The ruling Zanu-PF party of Zimbabwe will on Wednesday hold a solidarity rally for First Lady, Grace Mugabe, to show the country’s support for her.

South African model challenges Grace Mugabe’s immunity

A South African model who was allegedly attacked by Zimbabwe’s first lady has filed court papers challenging the government’s decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity, a lawyer said Thursday.

Zimbabweans ‘apologise’ to SA over Grace Mugabe ‘wrath’

A group of prominent Zimbabwean political activists on Wednesday apologised to South Africans following the recent assault of a 20 year-old model at a Sandton hotel by President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace.

Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s queen of drama

The 52-year-old Zimbabwean First Lady’s love affair with President Robert Mugabe, which started when both were married and their eventual marriage in 1996, was materials fit enough for rousing telenovela.

Mugabe and wife fly home after South Africa grants immunity

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe flew home from South Africa on Sunday, state media said, ending a week of confusion over her whereabouts after she allegedly assaulted a model.

Anti-Grace Mugabe protests outside SADC summit in South Africa

Anti-Grace Mugabe protests have been staged outside the venue of ongoing Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) summit in South Africa.

Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe remains out of sight amid assault claims

Zimbabwe's first lady remained out of sight on Friday, several days after a young model claimed Grace Mugabe whipped her with an extension cord in a luxury hotel in South Africa.

South Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity – report

South Africa is planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model, a government source said on Friday.

South African rights group denounces immunity plans for Grace Mugabe

South African rights group, Afriforum, on Friday denounced as a “disgrace” reported plans by Pretoria to grant Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity.

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