Lavish Feast Plan For Mugabe's Birthday

Zimbabwe's farms are ruined, its economy has collapsed, and its people have begun to starve and die due to the drought, and recently, floods. What better time to call a feast? In celebration of his 93rd birthday, the nonagenarian and his ruling elite will chomp their way through at least 150 cattle and spend millions of dollars.

Photo: S. Mhofu

Women sit outside their huts on the outskirts of Harare.

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