Grace Mugabe’s Whatsapp texts exposed in diamond ring row

According to an affidavit from the businessman, Mrs Mugabe accuses him, in her WhatsApp messages, of being abusive but demands a refund. FILE PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The First Lady Grace Mugabe’s texts to Ahmed Jamal had been submitted as court evidence in the dispute following the diamond ring deal going sour last year.
  • Mrs Mugabe, often mocked in Zimbabwe for her penchant for expensive tastes, said she had lost $1.3 million in the diamond ring deal.

The row between Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s wife and a Lebanese businessman over a $1.3 million diamond ring took a fresh twist after her WhatsApp messages were exposed in local media.


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