12 Things You Didn’t Know About Grace Mugabe

Written by Keren Mikva


After Robert’s first wife died, he and Grace had the ‘wedding of the century’

In 1992, Mugabe’s first wife, Sally Hayfron, died of kidney failure. A popular figure in Zimbabwe, she is still considered the founding mother of the nation. In 1996, Grace and Robert married in what Zimbabwean media called the “wedding of the century.” Both Grace and Robert said Hayfron knew about their relationship before her death.