Sally Hayfron
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Sally Hayfron

Wife of Robert Mugabe + First Lady of Zimbabwe
Female
Born Jun 6, 1931
Hometown Ghana
Died Jan 27, 1992
Death Place Harare
Political Party ZANU PF
Religion Roman Catholic
Other Names Mugabe, Sally

Sarah Francesca Mugabe (6 June 1931 - 27 January 1992), a.k. a Sally Mugabe, was the first wife of Robert Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe and the First Lady of Zimbabwe from 1987 until her death in 1992. She was popularly known as Amai (Mother) in Zimbabwe. The death of Sally is seen by some to be around the time that President Robert Mugabe began indurating his policy in Zimbabwe.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1931 Birth Born in 1931 in the Gold Coast (present-day Ghana), then a British colony, Sally and her twin sister, Esther, were raised in a political family, which was part of the growing nationalist politics in the colonial Gold Coast. … Read More

THIRTIES

1962 31 Years Old Sally Hayfron was a trained teacher who asserted her position as an independent political activist and campaigner. She demonstrated this activism as early as 1962 when she was active in mobilizing African women to challenge Ian Smith's Rhodesian constitution which resulted in her being charged with sedition and sentenced to five years imprisonment, part of which was suspended. She met her future husband, Dr. Robert Mugabe, at Takoradi Teacher Training College where they were both teaching. Hayfron married Robert Mugabe in April 1961 in Salisbury. … Read More
1964 33 Years Old She spent the next eight years agitating and campaigning for the release of political detainees in Rhodesia, including her husband who had been arrested in 1964 and was to remain incarcerated for ten years. Their only son, Nhamodzenyika, who was born in 1963 during this period of detention and imprisonment, would succumb to a severe attack of malaria and die in Ghana in 1966. … Read More

FORTIES

1978 47 Years Old In 1978 she was elected ZANU-PF Deputy Secretary for the Women's League.
1980 49 Years Old In 1980 she had to make a quick adjustment to a new and national role of the wife of Zimbabwe's first black Prime Minister.

FIFTIES

1987 56 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Sally Mugabe, was the first wife of Robert Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe and the First Lady of Zimbabwe from 1987 until her death in 1992. … Read More
1989 58 Years Old She was elected Secretary General of the ZANU-PF Women's League at the Party's Congress of 1989. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1992 61 Years Old Sally died on 27 January 1992 from kidney failure. … Read More
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