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Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe is said to be fighting for his life in a Singapore hospital.
According to the Zimbabwe Mail a senior official of the 88-year-old's ZANU-PF party, said the President was undergoing intensive treatment in Singapore and that some members of his family had joined him after boarding a chartered private jet on Saturday.
The alarm was raised yesterday when the government postponed a cabinet meeting set for today.
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Born in Zvishavane on 15th September 1946, Emmerson Mnangagwa is perhaps the one figure in Zimbabwe to inspire greater terror than President Mugabe.
Mnangagwa is widely viewed to have orchestrated much of the Gukurahundi genocide of the 1980s, in which those deemed to be ZIPRA cadres or simply 'dissidents' around 20 000 people, largely Ndebele were brutally and systematically murdered by a specially-commissioned army unit, the Fifth Brigade.
Revealing his aims in masterminding the Gukurahundi campaign to have been the annihilation of Matabeleland and the Midlands, Mnangagwa claimed at the time that his "campaign against dissidents can only succeed if the infrastructure that nurtures them is destroyed" and that he had the impunity to raze "all the villages infested with dissidents".
Originally posted by zatara
reply to post by deltaalphanovember
He is not fighting for his life, he fighting against being dragged into hell.
Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe is suffering from prostate cancer and he has got two more years to live, according to leaked US diplomatic cables published by whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks.
Mugabe’s battle with the disease was revealed to James McGee, the former US Ambassador to Harare, by Gideon Gono, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s Governor and the dictator’s friend, during a private meeting in June 2008.
According to the cables, doctors have diagnosed the 87-year-old Zimbabwean President with prostate cancer several years ago, and in 2008 they told him that he could be dead by 2013, the British media reported.
Originally posted by deltaalphanovember
reply to post by babybunnies
I believe China will be a big factor as it is a perfect opportunity for them.
In December 2003, Premier Wen Jiabao said, “China respects and supports efforts by Zimbabwe to bring about social justice through land reform.”  Indeed, Beijing’s economic support for Harare remains strong, and through its efforts, Beijing has secured the contracts to develop Zimbabwe’s agricultural, mineral and hydroelectric resources.
China supplies Zimbabwe with expertise, technical assistance, and agricultural equipment, including tractors and agro-processing. The Chinese state-owned firm, China International Water and Electric, has been contracted to farm 250,000 acres in southern Zimbabwe. Chinese and Zimbabwean developers believe the project will yield 2.1 million tons of maize every year, and require the building of a massive irrigation system. It remains unclear how Zimbabwe will pay for the project, although unconfirmed reports claim payment will be made in tobacco, which China purchases in large quantities. 
Through lines of credit at Chinese banks, China supports Zimbabwe’s small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). With this assistance, Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises has set aside $12 billion for disbursement to SME’s. Industries receiving funds include textile, soap, tile and fiberglass manufacturers. Large state-owned firms, like the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company, which is presently being refurbished, also receive Chinese assistance.