Spies said various other institutions have since brought similar applications with the High Court in Pretoria and entered the proceedings as friends of the court.
Spies said all the applications around this case will be heard simultaneously.
The matter is set down for Thursday and Friday.
“Should AfriForum be successful in having this diplomatic immunity to Mugabe set aside, it will pave the way for the NPA to take steps to ultimately prosecute Mugabe. AfriForum indicated earlier that its private prosecuting unit, under the leadership of Advocate Gerrie Nel, stands ready to institute private prosecution should the NPA decide not to prosecute Mugabe,” Spies added.
Grace Mugabe’s husband, 94-year-old Robert Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe from independence in 1980 until he stepped down late last year following a de facto coup.
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