Mugabe 'No Longer Fit to Govern' Zimbabwe?


Reports of prostate cancer, an eye cataract, knee problems and a generally failing health due to old age have raised concerns about the 90-year-old's ability to provide effective leadership to the nation.


  • Zimbabwe:  Speculation Grows Over Mugabe's Health

    SW Radio Africa, 4 July 2014

    Speculation about President Robert Mugabe's health resurfaced this week with allegations that the 90 year old leader collapsed Wednesday, soon after his anti white rant while ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Wilf Mbanga - It Doesn't Make Sense to Keep Mugabe's Health a Secret

    Deutsche Welle, 23 May 2014

    Zimbabwe's President Mugabe has returned home from what the government says was a routine health check. Journalist Wilf Mbanga explains why this has raised eyebrows. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe's Exclusive Singapore Hospital

    Zimbabwe Independent, 23 May 2014

    GLENEAGLES Hospital in Singapore, where President Robert Mugabe is currently being treated officially for eye cataracts although speculation over cancer continue to swirl, is a ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Nothing Dramatic About Hospital Visit

    The Herald, 23 May 2014

    AT times the media make headlines out of sunrise on a dry Savanna day, short-changing readers in the process. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Video Shows Mugabe At Singapore Hospital

    New Zimbabwe, 20 May 2014

    UK public broadcaster Channel 4 has released video footage of President Robert Mugabe entering a private hospital in Singapore. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe's Health Troubles - Zim On Auto-Pilot?

    New Zimbabwe, 17 May 2014

    "WHY doesn't he just permanently settle in Singapore and occasionally come to visit Zimbabwe", a reader facetiously remarked as officials this week revealed that President Robert ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe 'No Longer Fit to Govern'

    Zimbabwe Independent, 16 May 2014

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is once again in Singapore for a week-long private visit where he will undergo "a routine eye check-up" according to government, his third visit to the ... read more »

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  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Absence Best Time for Coup - Sikhala

    New Zimbabwe, 18 May 2014

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's continued absence is a good opportunity to stage a coup against his 34-year-old regime, abrasive MDC-T politician and former St Mary legislator Job ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Goes Back to Singapore for Medical Treatment

    SW Radio Africa, 15 May 2014

    Barely a week after official threats to criminalize any discussion on President Robert Mugabe's health, the ageing leader has flown out to Singapore with his aides, claiming yet ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe in Yet Another Singapore Trip

    New Zimbabwe, 14 May 2014

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has again jetted off to Singapore, in a trip that will likely spark renewed speculation about his health. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  President Off to Singapore

    The Herald, 15 May 2014

    President Mugabe left Harare yesterday for Singapore on a week-long private visit during which he will also undergo a routine eye check-up. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Troubled By Right Eye

    New Zimbabwe, 21 April 2014

    WHILE Mugabe appeared to be highly alert and jocular, he looked like he was experiencing difficulties with his right eye while delivering his speech during national commemorations ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Mugabe Having Eye Trouble?

    Zimbabwe Standard, 21 April 2014

    President Robert Mugabe's health has once again come under the spotlight after he apparently struggled to use his right eye which seemed to be nearly shut. read more »

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