Tag Archives: Robert Mugabe

09Jul/17

Mugabe, 93, is reportedly back in hospital

President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for medical treatment, in his third such visit this year, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading

21Feb/17

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turns 93

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe turns 93 on Tuesday (February 21). Last year he was confirmed as his party’s sole candidate for the next presidential election in 2018, when he will be 94 years old.
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21Feb/17

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says he is people’s choice for 2018 election

As he turns 93 President Robert Mugabe says there is no viable alternative candidate to him for Zimbabwe’s general election in 2018.

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17Dec/16

Zimbabwe’s ruling party announces Mugabe as sole 2018 presidential candidate

China Central Television (CCTV) – Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party announced on Saturday that President Robert Mugabe will be the party’s sole presidential candidate for the 2018 elections at the age of 94.
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05Mar/16

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says gov’t will take over all diamond operations

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe says his government will take possession of all diamond operations because existing miners had robbed the country of its wealth. Mugabe also adds that his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife Grace will not automatically inherit the role.

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13Jan/16
Splendour Joe Abisoye a 9-year-old Nigerian writer

Quotable African quotes of 2015

From a 9-year-old published author in Nigeria to an activist spreading the word on why gender violence must stop, there were several memorable African voices this year.

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22Sep/15

Zimbabweans turn to vending and hawking in desperate economic times

Moses Karawira is a 25-year-old qualified auto electrician who under the harsh economic conditions in Zimbabwe has found himself on the streets of the capital, Harare selling chocolate bars and drinking water to make a living. The number of unregulated vendors is rising as jobs dwindle in the once prosperous Southern African country.

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16Sep/15

Mugabe reads wrong speech, opponents question his fitness

Zimbabwe’s 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe reads out the wrong speech at the opening of parliament
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28Feb/15

Mugabe holds lavish 91st birthday bash by Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe holds a party at Victoria Falls to celebrate his 91st birthday.

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