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AllAfrica.com
Grace Mugabe Saga - Zimbabwe Embassy Takes On Lobby Groupshort heads of arguments on why certain rules applied or not. Speaking to repo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
short heads of arguments on why certain rules applied or not. Speaking to reporters outside the High Court, Afriforum's Willie Spies said he believed they had made their case and were looking forward to the judgment. "I think the Zimbabwean... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Zim embassy takes on AfriForum as Grace Mugabe saga unfoldson why certain rules applied or not. She reserved judgment. Speaking to repor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 hours ago
on why certain rules applied or not. She reserved judgment. Speaking to reporters outside the High Court, AfriForum's Willie Spies said he believed they had made their case and were looking forward to the judgment. "I think the Zimbabwean... Read more
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iafrica.com
AfriForum heads to court over Grace MugabeEngels with an electric cable at a Sandton hotel in August. She, however, claim
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
Engels with an electric cable at a Sandton hotel in August. She, however, claims she was assaulted by Engels. AfriForum’s Willie Spies explains why they’re approaching a court. “This is just a formal process to get the courts permission to cite... Read more
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Eye Witness News
AfriForum approaches court over Grace Mugabe assault matterEngel s with an electric cable at a Sandton hotel in August. She, however, clai
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Engel s with an electric cable at a Sandton hotel in August. She, however, claims she was assaulted by Engels. AfriForum’s Willie Spies explains why they’re approaching a court. “This is just a formal process to get the courts permission to cite... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Grace Mugabe a Typical Criminal, Says Lobby GroupEngels, has been accused by model's lawyers of acting like a typical criminal w
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Engels, has been accused by model's lawyers of acting like a typical criminal who blames the victim for their deeds. Willie Spies, a spokesperson for AfriForum, representing in the matter is quoted by the South African media saying they were... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Grace Mugabe a typical criminal, AfriForumEngels, has been accused by model’s lawyers of acting like a typical criminal w
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 days ago
Engels, has been accused by model’s lawyers of acting like a typical criminal who blames the victim for their deeds. Willie Spies, a spokesperson for AfriForum, representing in the matter is quoted by the South African media saying they were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Grace Mugabe's Assault Case - Lobby Group 'Won't be Deterred'model Gabriella Engels who accused her of assault was the actual aggressor. Ac
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
model Gabriella Engels who accused her of assault was the actual aggressor. According to SABC, AfriForum spokesperson Willie Spies said that it was typical of a criminal to blame the victim for their crime. "I was not surprised to read that... Read more
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26d
Eye Witness News
AfriForum: Criminal action can be taken on person in foreign country AfriForum’s Willie Spies explains the formal procedures that will take place
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
AfriForum’s Willie Spies explains the formal procedures that will take place over the next few weeks. FILE: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace stand by the... Read more
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26d
Eye Witness News
AfriForum: Minister misinterpreted law on Grace Mugabe immunitythe help of AfriForum, has filed court papers in the High Court in Pretori a, c
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
the help of AfriForum, has filed court papers in the High Court in Pretori a, challenging government's decision. Attorney Willie Spies says: “We took the legislation that the minister used as a starting point for our review application. Our... Read more
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Aljazeera
South African model challenges Grace Mugabe's immunityby Zimbabwe's first lady has asked a court to annul the government's decision t
Aljazeera / Posted 26 days ago
by Zimbabwe's first lady has asked a court to annul the government's decision to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity. Willie Spies, a lawyer from AfriForum - a civil rights group that has given legal backing to the alleged victim, Gabriella... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gabriella Engels challenges Grace Mugabe immunity decisionfirst lady last week after she was allegedly attacked at a Sandton hotel when s
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
first lady last week after she was allegedly attacked at a Sandton hotel when she was found with the Mugabe sons. Attorney Willie Spies says they want the decision to grant Mugabe immunity set aside. “The expectations are that the matter will be... Read more
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27d
AllAfrica.com
Lobby Group Challenges Grace Mugabe's Immunitywho make themselves guilty of causing the death or injuries to people in South
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
who make themselves guilty of causing the death or injuries to people in South Africa. AfriForum's legal representative Willie Spies argued that if heads of state did not even qualify for immunity in this regard, there was no way that their... Read more
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27d
SKY News
Model challenges Grace Mugabe immunitythe country. The model and civil rights group AfriForum has filed an injunctio
SKY News / Posted 27 days ago
the country. The model and civil rights group AfriForum has filed an injunction asking the court to annul that decision. Willie Spies, a lawyer for AfriForum, said: "The (foreign affairs) minister misinterpreted the law. She applied the wrong... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
AfriForum asks court to set aside Grace Mugabe's diplomatic immunitywho make themselves guilty of causing the death or injuries to people in South
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
who make themselves guilty of causing the death or injuries to people in South Africa. AfriForum's legal representative Willie Spies argued that if heads of state did not even qualify for immunity in this regard, there was no way that their... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Zimbabwe First Lady accused of assaulting women in South Africa hotel roomthe diplomatic immunity. “Their action now proves that they are partners in cr
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
the diplomatic immunity. “Their action now proves that they are partners in crime in this regard. It’s unacceptable and for that reason, we will take it further,” said AfriForum lawyer Willie Spies in an Eyewitness News report. Niña V.... Read more
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29d
AllAfrica.com
South African Union Condemns Grace Mugabe's Pardona parliamentary committee. Lobby group AfriForum also said it would be applyin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
a parliamentary committee. Lobby group AfriForum also said it would be applying for a review to set aside the decision to grant Mrs Mugabe diplomatic immunity. The group's Willie Spies believes there was a good chance of the review being successf... Read more
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29d
Eye Witness News
'South Africans can’t be sacrificial lambs for govt'AfriForum says it will be applying for a review to set aside the decision to gr
Eye Witness News / Posted 29 days ago
AfriForum says it will be applying for a review to set aside the decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity. The group's Willie Spies says there's a good chance of the review being successful. "The application will be to review the decision and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Plans to Hold Foreign Affairs Minister to Account Over Grace Mugabe - Yetwhich is representing Engels, said it would approach the courts to contest the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
which is representing Engels, said it would approach the courts to contest the diplomatic immunity. "What we will carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immunity," said Afriforum's legal representative Willi... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu: Granting Grace Mugabe immunity makes a mockery of SA's rule of lawis now applying to have the decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity review
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
is now applying to have the decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity reviewed. The lobby group’s lawyer Willie Spies says the South African government has acted unlawfully and as an accomplice in the crime against Engles. “Their... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
No plans to hold Nkoana-Mashabane to account over Grace Mugabe - yetwhich is representing Engels, said it would approach the courts to contest the
News 24 South Africa / Posted 30 days ago
which is representing Engels, said it would approach the courts to contest the diplomatic immunity. "What we will carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immunity," said Afriforum's legal representative Willi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Mugabe Owes Engels an Apology, Says Madonselawill carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
will carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immunity," said Afriforum's legal representative Willie Spies. "We believe that it is not a correct decision," he said, adding that his organisation believes that this was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
AfriForum: SA govt complicit in crime against Gabriella Engelsis now applying to have the decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity review
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
is now applying to have the decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity reviewed. The lobby group’s lawyer Willie Spies says the South African government has acted unlawfully and as an accomplice in the crime against Engles. “Their... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Madonsela: Robert Mugabe should have apologised on Grace’s behalfAfriForum says it will be applying for a review to set aside the decision to gr
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
AfriForum says it will be applying for a review to set aside the decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity. The group's Willie Spies says there's a good chance of the review being successful. “The application will be to review the decision and... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Grace not off the hook yet, AfriForumand the granting of diplomatic immunity by the South African government to her
New Zimbabwe / Posted 30 days ago
and the granting of diplomatic immunity by the South African government to her is however not the end of the matter‚” said Willie Spies‚ AfriForum’s legal representative. He said that AfriForum had already given notice on Friday that the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to Zimbabweto challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. ‘‘We will t
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. ‘‘We will take a long-term approach on this,’’ said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa’s white Afrikaner... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
President Mugabe owes Engels an apology - Madonselawill carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immun
News 24 South Africa / Posted 30 days ago
will carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immunity," said Afriforum’s legal representative Willie Spies. "We believe that it is not a correct decision," he said, adding that his organisation believes that this was... Read more
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metro
Grace Mugabe granted diplomatic immunity after 'beating up model'go to court to challenge the South African government over the decision. ‘We w
metro / Posted 30 days ago
go to court to challenge the South African government over the decision. ‘We will take a long-term approach on this,’ Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, said.Engels posted a photo of her injuries on social media (Picture: AP)The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Grace Mugabe granted diplomatic immunity over alleged assault of model, returns homewill now take the decision on review and to see if we can have the immunity rev
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 30 days ago
will now take the decision on review and to see if we can have the immunity revoked," its legal affairs spokesman Willie Spies said. The group has given legal backing to Gabriella Engels, the woman behind the assault allegation, and is... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to Zimbabwecourt to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. "We w
Hawaii News Now / Posted 30 days ago
court to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. "We will take a long-term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe after being granted diplomatic immunitycourt to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. "We w
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
court to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. "We will take a long-term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organisation that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA demands inquiry into Grace Mugabe immunityAfriForum says it will be applying for a review to set aside the decision to gr
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
AfriForum says it will be applying for a review to set aside the decision to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity. The group's Willie Spies says there's a good chance of the review being successful. “The application will be to review the decision and... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to Zimbabwecourt to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. "We w
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 30 days ago
court to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. "We will take a long-term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to Zimbabwecourt to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. “We w
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
court to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. “We will take a long-term approach on this,” said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa’s white Afrikaner... Read more
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International Business Times
Grace Mugabe granted diplomatic immunity over model assault allegations court to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. "We w
International Business Times / Posted 30 days ago
court to challenge the South African government over the immunity issue. "We will take a long-term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Confirmed - Grace Granted Diplomatic Immunitywill carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immun
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
will carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immunity," said Afriforum's legal representative Willie Spies. "We believe that it is not a correct decision," he said, adding that his organisation believes that this was... Read more
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Daily Herald
South Africa grants immunity to Zim first ladygovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
Daily Herald / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
South Africa grants immunity to Zim first ladygovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
South Africa grants immunity to Zim first ladygovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Zimbabwe's first lady returns home despite South Africa assault claimgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mrs Mugabe. "We wil
Belfast Telegraph / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mrs Mugabe. "We will take a long-term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organisation that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
CONFIRMED: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane granted Mugabe diplomatic immunitywill carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immun
News 24 South Africa / Posted a month ago
will carry on with is a review application [of the decision] to grant her immunity," said Afriforum’s legal representative Willie Spies. "We believe that it is not a correct decision," he said, adding that his organisation believes that this was... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claimgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long-term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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CTV News
Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claimgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
CTV News / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long-term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Zimbabwe first couple don't attend state funeralgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Zimbabwe first couple don't attend state funeralgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Zimbabwe first couple don't attend state funeralgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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FOX News
A look at Zimbabwe's first lady, who is accused of assaultthey will go to court to challenge the South African government if it is confir
FOX News / Posted a month ago
they will go to court to challenge the South African government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Zimbabwe first couple don't attend state funeralgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Zimbabwe first couple don't attend state funeralgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
WBOC Salisbury / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Zimbabwe first couple don't attend state funeralgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Zimbabwe first couple don't attend state funeralgovernment if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will ta
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted a month ago
government if it is confirmed that immunity was granted to Mugabe. "We will take a long term approach on this," said Willie Spies, legal representative at AfriForum, an organization that primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner... Read more
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