Zimbabwe's First Lady Wins Top Position

Grace Mugabe, has been chosen to lead the ruling party's powerful women's wing, a position that allows her to sit on Zanu-PF's supreme decision-making body.

  • Zimbabwe:   Govt Suffers As Fights Over Grace Mugabe Intensify

    Zimbabwe Standard, 7 September 2014

    NEVER-ENDING Zanu PF factional fights have inflicted a major blow on government work as ministers and top officials spend their time plotting against each other. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Women Elect New Office-Bearers

    The Herald, 16 August 2014

    The Zanu-PF Women's League yesterday elected a new executive that will lead the wing for the next five years, with the selection being done by consensus without any hitches, unlike… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   You Know the Truth, Mutasa Tells Mugabe

    Zimbabwe Standard, 17 August 2014

    Zanu PF secretary for administration, Didymus Mutasa, yesterday scoffed at criticism levelled against him by President Robert Mugabe following the chaotic preparations to the Zanu… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Zanu-PF Women's Indaba - Bleeps and Blunders

    Zimbabwe Standard, 17 August 2014

    The Zanu PF Women's League conference has come and gone, but not without producing it's own share of bleeps, blunders and drama. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Will Grace Mugabe Swim Stormy Zanu-PF Waters?

    Zimbabwe Independent, 16 August 2014

    FIRST lady, Grace Mugabe's unexpected headlong plunge into full-time active politics, though it is still early days, has so far been a baptism of fire as she begins to realise that… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Call to Punish Money Cadres

    The Herald, 16 August 2014

    THE Zanu-PF Women's League has urged the party leadership to decisively deal with factionalism by exposing and punishing members who perpetrated electoral fraud in the just-ended… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Where Do You Stand On Grace, VP Challenged

    New Zimbabwe, 15 August 2014

    VICE-President Joice Mujuru must break her silence and declare her position over the elevation of Grace Mugabe to the Zanu PF's politburo, war veteran and Deputy Foreign Affairs… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Ruling Party Women Choose Grace, Robert Mugabe

    New Zimbabwe, 15 August 2014

    THE Zanu PF women's league on Friday endorsed President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, to become its next leader while backing her husband to run again in general elections scheduled… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Women's Conference Starts On High Note

    The Herald, 15 August 2014

    Zanu-PF's Women League conference kicked off in Harare yesterday without any technical hitches, with delegates expressing optimism that the next two days would be fruitful. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Liberation Movements Hail Women's Indaba

    The Herald, 15 August 2014

    LIBERATION movements within southern Africa and progressive organisations from the US and China yesterday hailed the zanu-pf Government's women empowerment programmes, saying they… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Mugabe Cuts a Lame-Duck Figure

    Zimbabwe Independent, 15 August 2014

    THE Zanu PF Women's League conference in Harare yesterday once again provided further evidence President Robert Mugabe is increasingly losing control of the party and might be… Read more »

Oppah Muchinguri (left) seen here with Grace Mugabe (centre) and Zanu PF “Youth” Chairman Absolom Sikhosana.

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