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Report: Robert Mugabe has collapsed

A mysterious Zimbabwean party insider with a bounty on his head for anonymous postings within the country wrote yesterday that President Robert Mugabe had collapsed in illness, and that security around the capitol had been tightened. Post by Baba Jukwa. The post from the person known only as Baba Jukwa,…

Zimbabwe’s re-elected president Robert Mugabe tells critics to ‘go hang’

Zimbabwe’s recently re-elected president Robert Mugabe on Monday said those upset by his disputed landslide election victory could “go hang”. The 89-year-old vowed never to let go of his victory as his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai lodged a petition in court challenging the election outcome. “Those who were hurt by defeat…

Mugabe illness reports ‘a lot of hogwash’

Zimbabwe on Tuesday dismissed reports that President Robert Mugabe was battling for life in aSingapore hospital as “a lot of hogwash”, after his absence forced cabinet to postpone this week’s meeting. “It’s a lot of hogwash,” Information Minister Webster Shamu told AFP. “This is not the first time we have heard these rumours. If anything like…

Mugabe tells Cameron ‘to hell with you’ on gay rights

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Saturday told British Prime Minister David Cameron ”to hell with you” over his calls to respect gay rights. “Nature is nature. It has created male and female,” Mugabe told thousands of supporters at his 88th birthday celebration at a stadium in the eastern border town of Mutare. “You David Cameron, are…

Zimbabwe MP ‘detained for calling Mugabe gay’

A Zimbabwean parliamentarian was held in custody for seven days after saying President Robert Mugabe had gay sex with another politician, state media reported Thursday. The state charged Lynette Karenyi, of the Movement for Democratic Change, with saying “Robert Mugabe, president of Zanu-PF, had homosexual relations” with another politician, according…

The Least Racist Man In America

Rush Limbaugh compares Barack Obama to Robert Mugabe because Rush Limbaugh loves freedom and black people.…

Bailing Out, You Know, Countries

There are times where I look at Zimbabwe and wish that nations had reset buttons. The situation in Zimbabwe may soon “implode” as a cholera outbreak spreads and basic services collapse, South African leaders and a group of international statesmen warned yesterday. On the eve of talks in South Africa…

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