Tag: Old Age

Mugabe in fresh health scare

Mugabe in fresh health scare

President Robert Mugabe reportedly sneaked out of the country early yesterday for medical check-up in Singapore, with his entire family having already left on Monday, top government sources told NewsDay. First Lady Grace reportedly flew out of Harare on Monday to organise a charter flight for the 93-year-old leader, who […]

Tsenengamu stands his ground on Mugabe’s retirement

Tsenengamu stands his ground on Mugabe’s retirement

Former Zanu PF Mashonaland Central youth chairperson, Godfrey Tsenengamu, who is facing charges of subverting a constitutionally-elected government, insists President Robert Mugabe must retire to make way for his deputy, Emerson Mnangagwa, arguing such utterances have nothing to do with toppling the 93-year-old leader from power. Tsenengamu said his remarks […]

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 […]