Tag: Birthday

He’s 93 and frail, but Mugabe pledges to carry on ruling

He’s 93 and frail, but Mugabe pledges to carry on ruling

There were dancers, musicians, singers and flag-waving students – and, astonishingly, a break in the belts of rain that had been sweeping in across the sodden plains from the Matopo hills for days. On the podium raised above a muddy school sports field in south-west Zimbabwe, Robert Gabriel Mugabe stepped […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe turns 93; lauds Trump’s nationalist stance

One of Africa’s longest-standing leaders has voiced his approval for US President Donald Trump and his nationalist stance. In an interview with state television broadcaster ZBC-TV to mark his 93rd birthday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe praised Trump, saying that he agrees with Trump’s isolationist position, while encouraging the world to […]

MDC-T, Matobo community fume over Mugabe’s birthday

MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has joined other opposition parties and civic groups in protesting against President Robert Mugabe’s plans to celebrate his 93rd birthday in Matobo, a few kilometres from Bhalagwe, where scores of victims of the Gukurahundi massacres lie in shallow graves. MDC-T provincial youth assembly chairperson, Lindiwe Maphosa […]