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Grace Mugabe

Knowledge Identifier: +Grace_Mugabe


Grace Mugabe

Second wife of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and the First Lady of Zimbabwe from her marriage to the leader in 1996 add

Category: Politics

Born in 1965.

Countries: Zimbabwe (54%), South Africa (23%), Switzerland (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: European Union, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Robert Mugabe

Linked to: University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, University of Zimbabwe, Bloomberg L.P.




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Grace Mugabe was born in 1965 add something


In 1997, Grace Mugabe gave birth to the couple's third child, Chatunga add something


After observers from the European Union were barred from examining Zimbabwe's 2002 elections, the EU imposed sanctions on 20 members of the Zimbabwe leadership and then, in July, extended them to include Mrs Mugabe and 51 others, banning them from travelling to participating countries and freezing any assets held there add something


In 2002, Grace Mugabe toured farm properties in Zimbabwe, looking for a new location for herself and her family add something


When Grace Mugabe was included in the 2002 sanctions, one EU parliamentarian said that the ban would "stop Grace Mugabe going on her shopping trips in the face of catastrophic poverty blighting the people of Zimbabwe add something


Colleges and universities in Zimbabwe have failed to open since 2008 due to dollarization of fees and other economic problems add something


The first family owns property in Malaysia, and in early 2008, it was reported that Grace Mugabe hoped to move there with her children add something


Nestle - In late September 2009, it was brought to light that Nestlé was buying milk from illegally seized farms currently operated by Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace Mugabe


Controversy ensued when Grace Mugabe was given a doctoral degree in sociology in September 2014 from the University of Zimbabwe two months after entering the program add something


Ultimately the accusations against Mujuru resulted in Mujuru being eliminated as a candidate to succeed Mugabe and effectively becoming an outcast within ZANU-PF by the time it held a party congress in December 2014 add something


She was nominated as head of the ZANU-PF Women's League, and delegates to the party congress approved her nomination by acclamation on 6 December 2014 add something


In August 2017, while visiting South Africa to treat an ankle injury, Grace is said to have assaulted a 20-year-old model, Gabriella Engels and two friends, who were in the company of her two younger sons, Robert Jr. and Chatunga, at a hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg add something


After charges were laid by Engels for "assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm", Grace was due to appear at a Johannesburg court on 15 August 2017, but failed to appear; she was subsequently granted diplomatic immunity add something


The feud between Grace Mugabe and Mnangagwa reached a tipping point in late September 2017, with both parties pointing fingers to each other on ZANU PF public gatherings add something


October 2017 marked Grace Mugabe's peak political influence in ZANU PF. add something


In November 2017, Grace was instrumental in the firing of the Vice-President, Emmerson Mnangagwa after castigating him for causing divisions in Zanu PF. Shortly after, Grace expressed her intentions of taking up the Vice-Presidency post add something


On January 22 2018 , the University website published Grace Mugabe's PhD thesis add something


On January 22, 2018, the University website published Grace Mugabe's PhD thesis add something


A police spokeswoman stated on 26 March 2018 that they were investigating a case of alleged ivory smuggling linked to Grace add something


On 30 July 2018, the South African High Court stripped Grace of her diplomatic immunity and allowed the case involving her assault against Engels to proceed add something