Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe speaks into her husband President Robert Mugabe’s ear during a ruling party rally. Photo: ReutersZimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe speaks into her husband President Robert Mugabe’s ear during a ruling party rally. Photo: Reuters
Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe speaks into her husband President Robert Mugabe’s ear during a ruling party rally. Photo: Reuters

From shy typist to Zimbabwe’s feared first lady: how Grace Mugabe’s political ambitions fractured her husband’s rule

The country’s military has seized state television and confined 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe and his wife to their home – but the army says it is not a coup

Topic |   Zimbabwe
Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe speaks into her husband President Robert Mugabe’s ear during a ruling party rally. Photo: ReutersZimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe speaks into her husband President Robert Mugabe’s ear during a ruling party rally. Photo: Reuters
Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe speaks into her husband President Robert Mugabe’s ear during a ruling party rally. Photo: Reuters
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