Mugabe to Face Grilling On Missing U.S.$15 Billion

Although he did not say when former president Robert Mugabe would appear before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee, the Chairperson Temba Mliswa has resolved to summon Mugabe to appear for a hearing over the alleged disappearance of U.S.$15 billion worth of diamonds from Marange diamond fields. The 94-year-old, who was kicked out of power in 2017, has previously been accused of siphoning off the country's diamond profits. Meanwhile, former first lady Grace Mugabe is also being investigated for ivory poaching.

  • Zimbabwe:   Where Did the Diamond Money Go?

    VOA, 12 April 2018

    Lawmakers in Zimbabwe are preparing to summon ex-president Robert Mugabe to answer for his management of the diamond sector, which he nationalized in 2016. Read more »



Photo: VOA

Former president Robert Mugabe (file photo).

See What Everyone is Watching

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.