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News24.com | 'I don't want to lead a party of thieves': Is Mugabe REALLY serious on corrupt ministers?.

"I don't want to lead a party of thieves and corrupt persons." That was President Robert Mugabe talking tough on his 93rd birthday. Sounds promising, don't you think? But there was also this from His Excellency: "If there is evidence, we will pursue that evidence."

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | 'Whites want us to keep working for them': Mugabe.

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says he's worried that whites "have taken over once again" - especially on some farms.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Zimbabwe's Mugabe praises Trump's 'America First' policy.

US President Donald Trump's "America First" policy has an admirer in Zimbabwe's longtime president, who says the policy resonates with his own thinking.

- News24.com - ZA

Mugabe warns party members against canvassing for posts.

Principled leaders are chosen by the people on the basis of their character and hard work.

- Daily Nation - KE

Mugabe turns 93, vowing to rule on in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest national ruler, turns 93 on Tuesday, defiantly vowing to remain in power despite growing signs of frailty and failing health.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Why 93-year-old Mugabe behaves the way he does.

The long-serving president Robert Mugabe breathed into his 93rd year of life yesterday.

- TheCitizen - TZ

News24.com | Elephant tramples man, 31, to death as he and friends try to take selfies.

A man from Bulilimamangwe district in Plumtree, Zimbabwe was reportedly trampled to death when he and his two friends tried to take selfies with elephants.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Buhari, Somalia.

The EU has given 'birthday boy' Mugabe a "hostile" birthday gift, and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari needs a "longer period of rest" in London.

- News24.com - ZA

As he turns 93, Mugabe dismisses corruption allegations.

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE - As he celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe brushed aside persistent allegations of corruption against senior officials, saying rumour-mongers were merely targeting "big fish" in his administration. In comments to be aired on state media on Tuesday, the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Simba receive massive boost.

Simba have received a timely boost ahead of Saturday's clash against their archrivals Young Africans with the return of Zimbabwean defender Method Mwanjali to full training.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Maimane urges Mugabe to call it quits.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93, to be booted out.

- Cape Times - SA

News24.com | WATCH: EU's 'hostile' present for 'unsmiling birthday boy' Mugabe

An unsmiling President Robert Mugabe blew out the candles on his 93rd birthday cake on Tuesday amid news the EU had renewed sanctions on him and his wife Grace.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | WATCH: EU's 'hostile' present for unsmiling 'birthday boy' Mugabe

An unsmiling President Robert Mugabe blew out the candles on his 93rd birthday cake on Tuesday amid news the EU had renewed sanctions on him and his wife Grace.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Cyclone Dineo, Guinea

Watch as "tired" President Mugabe shows his age in a barely-audible birthday interview, and at least 100 people are to be airlifted to safety from a flood-hit district of southern Zimbabwe.

- News24.com - ZA

Mugabe marks 93rd birthday with faltering TV interview

HARARE, Feb 22 — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest national ruler, turned 93 yesterday, using a long and occasionally rambling interview to vow to remain in power despite growing signs of frailty. He celebrated the day...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Zimbabwe’s Rulers Use a Monument’s Walls to Build a Legacy

The Great Zimbabwe, the ruined city in Zimbabwe once used to justify white domination, is now a focus of the ZANU-PF party’s efforts to retain power.

- New York Times - US

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says of Trump: 'Give him time'

He also suggested that Trump might reexamine the long-standing U.S. sanctions on Zimbabwe.

- Washington Post - US

Mugabe marks 93rd birthday with faltering TV interview

Harare, Zimbabwe, Feb 21 - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest national ruler, turned 93 on Tuesday, using a long and occasionally rambling interview to vow to remain in power despite growing signs of frailty. He celebrated with his staff in a private ceremony in Harare as supporters and ruling ZANU-PF ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

News24.com | Tropical storm Dineo: Rescue under way for at least 100 Zimbabweans still stranded by floods

Another 100 people are to be airlifted to safety from a flood-hit district of southern Zimbabwe after a river burst its banks in the wake of tropical storm Dineo.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Hubby turns 'violent' after sex worker wife brings home 60-yr-old client

A "married" Zimbabwean sex worker reportedly left a regional court in Bulawayo stunned when she narrated how her husband resorted to violence after she brought home a 60-year-old "client" at their matrimonial home in December.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | WATCH: President Mugabe's most funniest and shocking moments

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday.

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Robert Mugabe praises Donald Trump's 'America First' policy

Donald Trump's "America First" policy has an admirer in Zimbabwe's controversial leader Robert Mugabe, who says the policy resonates with his own thinking. President Mugabe, who turned 93 on Tuesday and is the world's oldest head of state, spoke in a birthday interview with state-run media. "When it comes to Donald Trump, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Robert Mugabe marks 93rd birthday with faltering TV interview

President has shown growing signs of frailty and failing health.

- Daily Nation - KE

Zimbabwe's Mugabe turns 93, says he will stand in 2018 polls

The Zimbabwe President says he is still popular and nobody is qualified to replace him.

- The Hindu - IN

As he turns 93, Mugabe dismisses corruption allegations

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE - As he celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe brushed aside...

- Townhall.com - US

Mugabe marks 93rd birthday with faltering TV interview

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest national ruler, turned 93 Tuesday, using a long and occasionally rambling interview to vow to remain in power despite growing signs of frailty

- The Daily Star - LB

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe turns 93, says he will stand in 2018

Mugabe described his wife Grace as “fireworks."         

- USA TODAY - US

Meet Evan Mawarire, the Zimbabwean Pastor Risking His Life for Political Change

Evan Mawarire does not regret coming back to Zimbabwe, though he risks jail, abduction, torture or being “disappeared” by government thugs. “This is where my family support network is, where my church is, where my roots are, where my life is,” the pro-democracy activist tells TIME of his hope for a ...

- TIME Magazine - US

EU renews sanctions on Zimbabwe as President Robert Mugabe celebrates 93rd birthday

Sanctions imposed on Harare in 2001 over allegations of electoral fraud and human rights abuses.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Zimbabwe's Mugabe turns 93, says he will stand in 2018 polls

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 years old on Tuesday, described his wife Grace, an increasingly...

- Townhall.com - US

When President Trump called media outlets 'the enemy of the American People', he echoed strategy of autocrats including Chávez, Erdoğan, Sisi, and Mugabe

David Remnick / New Yorker: When President Trump called media outlets “the enemy of the American People”, he echoed strategy of autocrats including Chávez, Erdoğan, Sisi, and Mugabe  —  When the leaders of the Bolshevik movement—Lenin, Stalin, and the rest—used the term vrag naroda, an ...

- Mediagazer - US

Mugabe turns 93, vows to rule on despite health fears

The ruling Zanu-PF party is to spend about $2.5-million on the birthday celebration, local media reports said.

- Mail & Guardian - ZA

Zimbabwe's Mugabe turns 93, says he will stand in 2018 polls

HARARE, Zimbabwe " Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 years old on Tuesday, described his wife Grace, an increasingly political figure, as "fireworks" because of her feisty remarks in his defense.A large celebration...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

News24.com | 'Struggling' firms wish Mugabe, 93, many more years to come

Struggling firms in Zimbabwe have "fallen over each" other to wish President Robert Mugabe many more years to come as he turned 93.

- News24.com - ZA

Mugabe turns 93, vowing to rule on in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Feb 21 - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest national ruler, turns 93 on Tuesday, defiantly vowing to remain in power despite growing signs of frailty and failing health. He will celebrate with his staff in a private ceremony in Harare while supporters use state media to send their annual gushing ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

News24.com | WATCH: 'Tired' Mugabe shows his age in barely-audible birthday interview

Eyes closed, frequently fumbling for the right word: this was President Robert Mugabe finally showing his 93 years.

- News24.com - ZA

Mugabe turns 93, vows to rule on despite health fears

Zimbabwe spends $2.5m on birthday party for world's oldest leader, while opposition slams events as waste of money.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Zimbabwe's Mugabe, 93, to run again

One of Africa's longest-serving heads of state turns 93 today -- but is showing no signs of slowing down.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Why opposition parties in southern Africa struggle to win power

Julius Malema and his fellow opposition EFF MPs being bundled out of parliament for disrupting President Jacob Zuma's speech. Sumaya Hisham/ReutersOver the last three decades there's been some progress towards institutionalising multiparty democracy in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite this elections in the region rarely result ...

- The Conversation - UK

Metallon reports 40% y/y Ebitda improvement

Zimbabwe-focused gold producer Metallon Corporation grew its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation by 40% to $18.6-million in 2016, from $13.3-million in 2015.  2016 was a year of positive progress for Metallon. The business delivered an outstanding Ebitda . . . This was attributable to ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Robert Mugabe turns 93, vowing to rule on in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe has ruled out any prospect of retiring soon, saying that ZANU-PF officials believe there is no "acceptable" alternative.  

- Zee News - IN

Robert Mugabe turns 93, vowing to rule on in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe has ruled out any prospect of retiring soon.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | Happy 93rd birthday Mr President: Why some Zimbabweans STILL love Mugabe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has turned 93 today. The question is; why after years of economic hardship and international isolation, do some still love the man that critics accuse of turning the southern African country into a basket-case?

- News24.com - ZA

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Praises Trump's Nationalism

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe agrees with Donald Trump's nationalism and hopes the U.S. president will lift sanctions against his nation.

- Newsmax - US

Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down

The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, turns 93 Tuesday. He has no intention of retiring and his wife has said even if he dies before next year's election, he should run "as a corpse."

- NPR - US

Mugabe to celebrate 93rd birthday, praises Trump

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe turns 93 Tuesday and on Saturday a lavish party to celebrate his birthday is expected to cost more than $2 million . 

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Turning 93, Zimbabwe's Mugabe rules out retirement

Mugabe, who has kept an iron grip on power since Zimbabwe declared independence in 1980, has repeatedly denied reports of health problems, fuelled in part by frequent trips to Dubai and Singapore

- Daily Monitor - UG

News24.com | As Mugabe turns 93, an anxious Zimbabwe wonders who's next

As the world's oldest head of state approaches his 93rd birthday, Zimbabwe has been planning a party for thousands of people in honour of President Robert Mugabe.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Cyclone Dineo, Somalia, Mugabe

At least 50 families stranded by floods in Zimbabwe have been 'airlifted to safety', and the death toll in Somalia's deadly suicide bombing has risen to 39.

- News24.com - ZA

Infantino to talk, party in southern Africa

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 20 — Fifa president Gianni Infantino will be in South Africa and Zimbabwe this week to meet African football bosses and attend a birthday party. He has invited all 54 African national football association presidents to...

- The Malay Mail - MY

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