Mrs. Mugabe said Zimbabweans should cherish the independence and unity brought about by nationalists like the late Vice President Joshua Nkomo.
Mrs. Mugabe considered a rising star in the ruling Zanu-PF party is also the powerful Women’s League boss Mrs. Mugabe is said to be harboring presidential ambitions, a claim she repeatedly denied
Zanu PF supporters at a rally in Mbare, a high density suburb in Harare, that was addressed by First Lady Grace Mugabe.
"Let me tell you, I am standing here as the wife of the president as well as a person that you who chose to lead the women's league then it ends there full stop. I do not need any other position."
"I am standing here as the wife of the president as well as the person you chose to lead the women's league. It ends there; I do not need any other position."
Sources say some within the party have been pushing to turn the conference into an extra-ordinary congress that could alter the constitution.
Some people in Manicaland provice say Mrs. Mugabe is unpopular among the electorate as she is seen as being power hungry.