DA goes to Constitutional Court to have Mugabe immunity set aside.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has applied for direct access to the Constitutional Court to have the diplomatic immunity granted to Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe set aside. The party filed papers this week arguing International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s decision to let Mugabe off the hook for alleged assault was “wholly without legal […]
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Comes as no surprize – CONFIRMED: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane granted Mugabe diplomatic immunity

Johannesburg – The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has confirmed that Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane had granted Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity. Mugabe is at the centre of an assault claim in South Africa. “I hereby recognise the immunities and privileges of the First Lady of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Dr Grace Mugabe,” […]
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‘No diplomatic immunity for Grace’ – says Government lawyers.

The South African government has received legal advice indicating that, despite travelling on a diplomatic passport, Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe does not qualify for diplomatic immunity and may be arrested for allegedly assaulting a Johannesburg woman. The Mail & Guardian has learned that frantic behind-the-scenes negotiations are underway between Zimbabwe and South Africa in […]
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