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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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Malabu scandal: EFCC urged to seize Dan Etete’s $56 million private jet

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been urged to seize a private jet owned by a former Nigerian minister of petroleum, Dan Etete.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

Emmerson Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after protest crackdown

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has landed back in Harare, state television said on Tuesday, after cutting short a foreign tour over nationwide protests that were met with a brutal security crackdown.

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.

Robert Mugabe ‘was forewarned about the coup that toppled him from power’ – ex-aide

Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe trusted his then deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa and ex-defence force chief Constantino Chiwenga more than those who "warned" him that the two were plotting a coup against him, his former aide has said.
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Robert Mugabe’s ministers in court on corruption charges

Two former ministers under Robert Mugabe appeared in court in Harare on Wednesday on corruption charges, nearly a year after Zimbabwe’s long-time ruler was ousted from power.
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Report: Zimbabwean court relaxes Grace Mugabe sister’s bail conditions

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe's sister, who was arrested on fraud charges for allegedly reselling state-allocated land for a massive profit four years ago, has successfully applied to have her bail conditions relaxed, a report says.

Zimbabwe’s ailing Robert Mugabe, wife Grace flown to Singapore in government-chartered private jet

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, have reportedly been flown out of the country for "emergency" medical treatment in Singapore.
Shuvai Gumbochuma

Grace Mugabe’s sister arrested on fraud charges

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe's sister has been arrested on fraud charges for allegedly reselling state-allocated land for a massive profit four years ago, a newspaper said on Saturday.

Report: Robert Mugabe ex-ally slams former first lady Grace Mugabe after she praises President...

A former ally of Robert Mugabe has slammed his wife Grace, saying members of a powerful ruling party faction loyal to the former president never considered her to be their leader.
Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ahead of his press conference at his Blue Roof Residence in Harare. Clement Manyathela-EWN.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe accepts Emmerson Mnangagwa as president

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has said he now accepts President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country’s legitimate leader after initially accusing him of leading a “disgraceful” de facto coup that ended his near four-decades rule in 2017.

Report: Armed Zanu-PF-linked thugs invade Grace Mugabe’s property

Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe's gold mine in Mazowe was reportedly invaded by suspected Zanu-PF gunmen who drove out security guards who were guarding the property.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa

President Mnangagwa: Robert Mugabe will only get to keep one farm

Former president Robert Mugabe will only be allowed to keep one farm in line with the government’s land policies, President Emmerson Mnangagwa says.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

President Mnangagwa suspends Zimbabwe university boss over Grace Mugabe’s ‘fake’ PhD

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has suspended the vice chancellor of Zimbabwe’s main university ahead of his trial next month for allegedly improperly awarding Grace Mugabe a PhD four years ago.

Army on streets as Zimbabwe awaits election results

Zimbabwe soldiers and police were on the streets of Harare on Thursday as authorities came under increasing pressure to release results of the presidential election after a deadly crackdown on protesters.
A supporter of Zimbabwean opposition MDC Alliance push a barrel in front of a fire in Harare on August 1, 2018, as protests erupted over alleged fraud in the country's election. Protests in Zimbabwe's historic elections turned bloody on August 1 as a man was shot dead during demonstrations over alleged vote fraud and the president appealed for calm. The man died after soldiers fired live ammunition during opposition protests in downtown Harare, AFP reporters saw./ AFP PHOTO / Luis TATO

Man shot dead in Zimbabwe as post-election clashes erupt

Protests in Zimbabwe's historic elections turned bloody on Wednesday as a man was shot dead during demonstrations over alleged vote fraud and President Emmerson Mnangagwa appealed for calm.
Election officials tally presidential candidates ballots during counting operations for Zimbabwe's general election at the David Livingston Primary school in central Harare on July 30, 2018. Voting closed in Zimbabwe's first election since the former president was ousted after 37 years in power as observers warned of possible shortcomings in July 30's landmark poll. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

Tense count as Zimbabwe opposition claim election victory

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party on Tuesday claimed victory in the country's historic elections, setting the scene for a showdown with the ruling ZANU-PF that has held power since independence in 1980.
Elmar Brok

EU: Zimbabwe election ‘totally disorganised’

Zimbabwe’s election, the first since the removal of Robert Mugabe in a de facto coup last year, has in some cases been “very smooth”, in others “totally disorganised”, the European Union chief observer said on Monday, with voting still under way.

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