Tag: Old Age

Zimbabwe dares to dream of life after Mugabe

Zimbabwe dares to dream of life after Mugabe

Daniel Mugabe was waiting for his first customers of the day amid the 1,000-year-old ruins of Great Zimbabwe, the former capital of one of the greatest African kingdoms. The 55-year-old tour guide to the ruins, perched high on a hilltop above miles of parched plains in south-eastern Zimbabwe, spoke in glowing of […]

Robert Mugabe: I’m Still Fit to Govern

Robert Mugabe: I’m Still Fit to Govern

President Robert Mugabe says he’s still fit to govern and his vital organs are still strong. The president has made three trips to Singapore this year for medical check-ups, raising questions over his health ahead of next year’s elections. Mugabe says even the strength of his bones had recently shocked his doctors. […]

Robert Mugabe says he is ‘not dying’ as health concerns mount

Robert Mugabe says he is ‘not dying’ as health concerns mount

Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, declaring “I am not dying,” sought Saturday to brush aside growing concerns about his health after his wife urged him to name a successor. Mugabe’s medical trips to Singapore have become frequent in recent years, fuelling questions about his health. His last visit was early […]