Mugabe recovering 

Source: Mugabe recovering | The Herald August 5, 2019

Mugabe recoveringMr Mugabe

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter
Former president Mr Robert Mugabe, who has been admitted to a Singaporean hospital since April is in a stable condition, but remains hospitalised at the insistence of his physicians.

This was said by President Mnangagwa in a statement yesterday to update the nation on the health of the nationalist and former leader.

“Former president and founding father of our nation, Cde R.G Mugabe remains detained at a hospital in Singapore where he is receiving medical attention.

“Unlike in the past when the former president would require just about a month for this, his physicians this time around determined that he be kept under observation for much longer, from early April this year when he left for his latest routine check-up,” President Mnangagwa said.

“Last week on 30th July, I sent on my own behalf a high-powered team of officials led by Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda to Singapore to check on the former President and to get an update on his progress from the medical team attending to him including any additional requirements towards his full care and speedy recovery.”

“From the report the team gave me at the weekend, I am greatly pleased to inform the nation that the former president continues to make steady progress towards eventual recovery and that his condition is remarkably stable for his age,” President Mnangagwa added.

He reiterated that Government would continue taking care of the well-being of the country’s first leader who turned 95 this year.

“He is responding very well to all treatment. The team further advised that because of the good progress he is making, Cde Mugabe could be released fairly soon. Once that happens, Government stands ready with appropriate and adequate arrangements for both his return and continued care and treatment here at home respectively until he fully recovers fully,” he said.

The President urged the nation to pray for the former statesman.


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    Ndonga 3 years ago

    Ed and all his praise singers are living in a world of make believe. Calling Mugabe Founding Father of the Nation is a joke…more like father of all our troubles. And yet they still worship at his feet.

    Here we the normal people in Zimbabwe are desperately trying to feed our families and ourselves while these idiots spend a king’s ransom keeping Mugabe the Murderer comfortable.

    Not only are we paying millions for his medical treatment but now all these vultures are making any excuse to visit him in Singapore just to see how he is. Surely a simple phone call to these very expensive doctors would have had the same result.

    What with their many First-Class air fares, per diems and all their luxury buying on their trips will cost our country many more millions that we can’t afford.

    When, for the love of God, will the madness end?

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    David Wise 3 years ago

    Why are we wasting money sending people to see him. If he wants visitors he has enough money to pay for them to fly over.

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    Zimbo 3 years ago


    Anyways, why is he in a Singaporean hospital and not one in his beloved country that he managed to right royally stuff up???

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    Son of the Soil 3 years ago

    Alas, alas…

    The cost has been very high of sending riot police and CIOs to oppress the strikes by Junior Doctors and Nurses for livable salaries !