Opinions & Features September 11, 2019 at 11:38 am

These romantic wedding photos of African leaders will make you fall in love again

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

Novieku Babatunde Adeola September 11, 2019 at 11:38 am

September 11, 2019 at 11:38 am | Opinions & Features

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Robert Mugabe and Grace Mugabe on their wedding day_Photo: Metro

Robert Mugabe and Grace Mugabe

Born in South Africa, Grace Mugabe worked as a secretary to President Mugabe and became his mistress while he was still married to Sally Hayfron. Their marriage was kept away from the public until the death of Mugabe’s first wife from kidney disease.

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Robert Mugabe and Grace Mugabe on their wedding day_Photo: The Standard

The Catholic Mass in 1996 that was titled the “Wedding of the Century” by the Zimbabwean press was extravagant. At the time of their marriage, Grace was 31 years old and Robert Mugabe was 72 years old.

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Robert Mugabe and Grace Mugabe on their wedding day_Photo: The Zambian Observer

They have three children together.

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