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IN PICTURES: Mugabe's 93rd birthday

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday with a lavish party on attended by thousands of loyalists outside the second city of Bulawayo. See pictures.

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Mugabe talks of own death at 93rd birthday party

2017-02-26 09:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has celebrated his 93rd birthday with a lavish party , addressing his own mortality in a speech, but showing no signs of stepping down.

Cowboy hats, cake and a cooler box: Mugabe's birthday highlights

2017-02-25 19:30

First Lady Grace Mugabe has led thousands of revellers in singing Happy Birthday to her visibly tired husband, Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe at a party to mark his 93rd birthday that was heavily criticised by the opposition.

 

Thousands of loyalists gather for Mugabe's 93rd lavish birthday party

2017-02-25 11:10

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 this week, celebrates his birthday on Saturday with a lavish party attended by thousands of loyalists outside the second city of Bulawayo.

Saved by a SNAKE: Woman, 29, 'escapes kidnappers'

2017-02-25 07:10

A woman from eastern Zimbabwe says she was kidnapped, dragged into a bushy area and about to be killed when a snake bit one of her attackers, a report says.

Mugabe to hold birthday party in 'worst city in Africa' (but is it really?)

2017-02-24 10:08

The first of at least 100 000 party-goers have started arriving in Bulawayo where President Robert Mugabe's big bash is to be held at a school in the adjoining Matopos district. But is he about to hold his 93rd birthday party right next to the worst city in Africa?

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

2017-02-23 10:03

"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."

Zimbabwe's Mugabe praises Trump's 'America First' policy

2017-02-22 21:46

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.

Zim 'won't tolerate Maimane's senseless insults' – minister

2017-02-23 12:33

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly slammed Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane for "attacking" President Robert Mugabe and "meddling in the country’s internal affairs".

Elephant tramples man, 31, to death as he and friends try to take selfies

2017-02-22 13:00

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.

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