Tag: Health

Mnangagwa acting president and Mugabe remains abroad

Mnangagwa acting president and Mugabe remains abroad

President Robert Mugabe had yet to return home Thursday after hastily leaving Harare earlier this week on an unannounced trip abroad. The 92-year-old leader barely stopped in Harare late Tuesday night after returning to the country in the evening of the same day from Swaziland where he was attending a meeting […]

More Zimbabwe protests amid speculation over Mugabe

More Zimbabwe protests amid speculation over Mugabe

The Zimbabwean government is remaining tight-lipped about the whereabouts of President Robert Mugabe as opposition political parties gather for another demonstration in the capital today. Reports yesterday speculated that Mugabe, 92, fell ill at the 36th Southern African Development Community summit in Mbabane, Swaziland, and was flown to Dubai for […]

Mystery over Mugabe trip

Mystery over Mugabe trip

President Robert Mugabe arrived in Dubai early yesterday morning, amid speculation he was picking up his family before heading for Singapore. According to online flight data, Mugabe landed in Dubai at 7:20am local time, after taking off on a chartered Air Zimbabwe plane, Boeing 767-2N0 (ER) UM1, at Harare International Airport […]

Health Scare? Mugabe quits SADC summit, rushes to Singapore

Health Scare? Mugabe quits SADC summit, rushes to Singapore

President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday abandoned the ongoing SADC summit in Swaziland after his health reportedly deteriorated. Government sources said Mugabe arrived back in Harare late Tuesday evening and then left the capital just before 11pm. He had travelled to Swaziland on Monday. The SADC summit was due to end on […]