• ‘Shame on you, I am not dying’, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe tells potential successors

    ‘Shame on you, I am not dying’, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe tells potential successors

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday accused potential successors for wishing him dead and told ruling ZANU-PF supporters to unite against foreign enemies he said wanted to destroy the Southern African nation.

    Africa’s oldest leader at 92 years, Mugabe has held power since independence from Britain in 1980 and says his heir must be chosen democratically and that his wife will not automatically inherit the role.

    Mugabe told a meeting of about 10,000 veterans of Zimbabwe’s 1970s independence war that his frequent […]