Stella Dimoko Korkus.com: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe May Retire From Office In 2023.

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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe May Retire From Office In 2023.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has dropped a bombshell by announcing his retirement.He had before now always maintained that he would die in office.



Speaking to a group of war veterans at the weekend Mugabe admitted that the country's economy is crumbling and said he would retire.

Zimbabwe's currency is in poor shape and banks running out of cash, the country is also feeling the pinch of a crippling drought.

However ZanuPF said Mugabe will still be contesting in the country's next election in 2018 and if he is re-elected, he will only retire in 2023, when he turns 99...LMAO


Mugabe told the “war collaborators” that he believed he had now “defeated… the British and Americans…” and that he understood times were difficult in Zimbabwe. “We are in a critical time… for regime change.”

It has never been clear what Mugabe and the governing Zanu PF mean when referring to “regime change”, as the British have few financial interests in Zimbabwe and the Americans “have zero political and economic interest in Zimbabwe”, said a senior western diplomat this week.

Mugabe regularly tells supporters that Zimbabwe has yet to be unexplored financial riches, but that is not what local geologists and other analysts say.

“There was a time, some years ago, when Zimbabwe seemed important, that it could be a powerhouse in the region, but that moment has long gone, and now it is hard to find anyone who can forecast how it can repay its debts even with a new leadership, let alone attract foreign investment,” said a Harare-based financial analyst who asked not to be named.

“There are no so-called unexplored minerals. The best opportunities are a few, well managed, small mines, but nothing big.”

He also questioned why anyone with alternatives would choose to live in Zimbabwe, as it was short of water and electricity. “There is not much to attract anyone to Zimbabwe these days. It is not a particularly comfortable or attractive place to live nowadays.”


Mugabe also acknowledged that there were factions within Zanu PF but that they would come together ahead of the next elections. Veteran Zimbabwe political analyst Brian Raftopoulos says chances that the fractured opposition could win the next elections are “bleak”.


Zimbabwe is so broke it has largely run out of the cash it uses US dollars, and later this week a new currency called Bond Notes will emerge in some bank exporters’ bank accounts.

Africa News Agency
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22 comments:

peace maker said...

The Buhari of Zimbabwe

xxxTrinityxxx said...

If he loved that long.y are African presidents like this? Running a country like its their personal business.I wonder when Africa will start moving forward.with leaders like Mugabe and buhari who knows

Loveme Jeje said...

This man is a nut case

Yemi Ayeni said...

He should die there now

Shyla said...

He should go and rest. Its like saying Bubu will contest again in 2019. Hah

cakes by Bella's, Abuja. 58DA8ADF, 07080305132, instagram @cakes_by_bellas said...

Lol, this funny self confident man... he better retire soon .

Doppelgänger said...

I feel more sorry for his people than for us. What a man!

charitybino said...

Can he be voted out already.

Becky Divine said...

However ZanuPF said Mugabe will still be contesting in the country's next election in 2018 and if he is re-elected, he will only retire in 2023, when he turns 99...LMAO

.....Lmfaoooo of course he will win come 2018! That's if he's still alive by then shaa. Funny man

vancutie said...

lmao mugabe take it easy biko, ur country needs help and a new president

Keesha said...

Lmao!!!
Seeing his face alone cracks me up

Audrey said...

In other words he wants to die in office, to think that this man is so old yet the kinda power he has over his people is alarming.

Bee10 said...

Na family house? He should just die there

Kayy said...

And he's So sure that if he contests in 2018, they'll still vote him in. Their country sha

Valerie said...

I remember him telling the police to arrest all the athletes that went for olympics because they didnt win any medal. The man is a case. He should just give way for a younger breed to rule biko. Dont know why these old men dont want to retire from active service. Same with my own president.

aisha jane said...

Serious nut case, African leaders and their seat tight attitude.. Tufia

Joy Okanje said...

That's if he is alive

Becky Divine said...

That post cracked me up big time

IJAY said...

Lols funny man, no need to retire, stay dere

Kim Kardashian Aka portable queen of sdk blog said...

Hahahahaha
Being a president is his birthright I guess.
That's one problem with blacks, there is nothing like retirement in their dictionary.
All of them want to die in active service.

stephan said...

Hahaha.. That man is Cray AF,imagine arrest people cos they ddnt win any medal.

temmy yemmy said...

He should kudu die dere. Nonsense

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