Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe turns 90, says not retiring yet

Zimbabwe’s longest serving president, Robert Mugabe turned 90 today and in his address to his party faithfuls, said he’s not ready to vacate the president’s sit yet

“When the day comes and I retire, yes, sure, the day will come, but I do not want to leave my party in tatters. I want to leave it intact”

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Mugabe has said that he would leave when he is 94years old, that would be in 2018, after completing his current tenure which he was elected for last year.

Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe for 34 years now since the country gained independence. He is the longest serving President in the whole of Africa and is also the oldest president Africa has ever had.

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Posted on February 21, 2014, in Politics. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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