Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe to head ZANU-PF's women's league

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Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe to head ZANU-PF's women's league

Grace Mugabe

Her confirmation in the position will take place at the party congress scheduled for December this year. This would propel her into the party's powerful politburo and mark her official entrance into politics.

As a member of the supreme decision-making body the former presidential typist will play an active role in the battle to succeed her husband, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence from Britain in 1980.

In the streets of Harare there is little talk on the ongoing developments within the ruling party, but analysts say, having recognised his advancing age, Mugabe has decided to bring his wife on board to protect family interests in the event of his departure from the political scene.

To read the full article published on August 8th 2014.

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