There are tons of reactions on social media after former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe was seen dressed like an American hip-pop ‘rapper’. The 95 year old former leader can be seen in a picture circulating on social media sitting in a wheelchair. Posing with his son for a photograph moment on Friday, Mugabe was dressed in an Adidas truck suit. The 27-year-old Robert Junior is a basketball player for the Zimbabwe national team. He posted the picture on Instagram with the caption “Hot boys up 20 in the fourth…Read More
The International Criminal Court should drop or suspend charges against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto until African concerns about the court and proposals to change its founding treaty are considered, African leaders say.
The demand came in a report Saturday on previous decisions made by African Union leaders.
Mugabe, 87, told the United Nations General Assembly in September of 2011 that the ICC has no credibility in Africa.
The court “seems to exist only for alleged offenders of the developing world, the majority of them Africans”, he said.Read More
Zimbabwe president calls on Africa to harness resources for its own ends as members urged to tackle infrastructure, climate change, conflict and Ebola Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s 90-year-old president, has assumed the chairmanship of the African Union (AU) with a call for members to improve infrastructure and tackle climate change, conflict and Ebola, and with a familiar rallying cry that Africa’s wealth belongs to Africa and not “imperialists and colonialists”.
The veteran leader, who was elected head of the union on Friday, replaces President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, of Mauritania.
“By electing me to preside over this august body, with full knowledge of the onerous responsibility that lies ahead, I humbly accept your collective decision,” Mugabe told the AU summit in Addis Ababa.Read More
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe should use his position as the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) to address key human rights concerns in different parts of the continent, including his own country, Amnesty International said today.
President Robert Mugabe takes over the rotating position from the Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz which will see him in charge for the year ahead.Read More
HE was a hero of Zimbabwe’s revolution, a legendary guerilla fighter revered in local lore with the sort of reverence that Cubans reserve for Che Guevara.
Most important, he was, as a prominent member of the ruling ZANU-PF party puts it, “the only person who could stand up to Robert Mugabe”, a restraining influence on the old tyrant’s excesses, a powerful voice of relative moderation (relative should be emphasised) amid the madness that reigns in Harare.Read More