The Mugabes Zimbabwe Dairy Empire Falls From Grace

The late former president Robert Mugabe's Gushungo Dairy Estate is reportedly being leased to a company linked to a millionaire businessman. According to the Zimbabwe Independent, Mugabe's widow, Grace Mugabe, is struggling to run the vast estate resulting in the business nosediving to an estimated 20% capacity utilisation. Before his fall from power, Mugabe's business benefitted from patronage as government departments and state institutions stampeded to order milk, yogurt and ice cream. Some of the estate's major buyers included the army, police, parastatals and government hospitals.

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Business Empire Crumbles

    Zimbabwe Independent, 15 January 2021

    The late former president Robert Mugabe's business empire has crumpled amid revelations that Gushungo Dairy Estate is being leased to a company linked to a millionaire businessman. Read more »

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    New Zimbabwe, 22 September 2020

    MDC Alliance secretary-general Charlton Hwende has dismissed claims by his erstwhile MDC-T colleague Douglas Mwonzora that Nelson Chamisa's trucks were in the business of… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mnangagwa Guarantees Grace's Windfall

    Zimbabwe Standard, 1 November 2020

    PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has defended its move to ensure that former first lady Grace Mugabe receives a luxury car and a house as part of a host of benefits. Read more »


The late Robert Mugabe (file photo).

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