Articles tagged '93rd birthday'

Mugabe's 'chair' gift draws scorn 5 April 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe received a special chair as a belated 93rd birthday gift from his Cabinet, a present which the main opposition quickly used to question whether Africa's oldest leader was still fit to rule. Mugabe, the only ruler Zimbabwe has known since ...
Ministers buy Mugabe 'chair' 4 April 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe was abuzz yesterday after President Robert Mugabe was given a “special massage chair” by his ministers, as part of gifts to mark his 93rd birthday celebrations. The gift immediately raised eyebrows — sparking both mirth and frenzied debate, especially on social media, about i...
Return the fuel, Health ministy tells Zanu PF 28 March 2017 HARARE - David Parirenyatwa's Health ministry is demanding back fuel it gave to Zanu PF for use during President Robert Mugabe's 93rd birthday celebrations in Matobo last month. In a February 27 letter to Zanu PF's politburo Health secretary, Cleveria Chizema, Health ministry permanent secreta...
Praises, gifts for Mugabe 22 February 2017 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's deputies and staff yesterday lined up to praise and shower him with gifts in celebration of his 93rd birthday during a surprise party held at his Munhumutapa offices yesterday. Top government officials took turns to wax lyrical about the nonagenarian leader, ...
Zanu PF readies lavish Mugabe bash 12 January 2017 HARARE - Zanu PF has begun preparations for a lavish celebration for President Robert Mugabe's 93rd birthday at the Matopos in Matabeleland South. The nonagenarian leader — currently on a month-long holiday overseas — and scores of guests are expected to enjoy unrestrained feasting at the holi...