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Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe celebrates his 92nd birthday

23, Feb 2016

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe Turned 92 On Sunday. Mugabe Is A Deeply Divisive Figure At Home And Abroad And Is The Only Leader The Southern African Country Has Known Since Declaring Independence From Colonial Power Britain In 1980. He Is One Of A Handful Of African Leaders Remaining From A Generation That Fought White Domination, Which Included South Africa's Nelson Mandela. But While Mandela Served One Presidential Term And Then Retired, Mugabe Tightened His Grip On Power And Shows No Sign Of Departing From The Political Scene. Reaffirming His Authority Ahead Of His 92nd Birthday, Mugabe Threatened To Discipline Ruling Party Members He Accuses Of Fanning Divisions Over Who Will Succeed Him. In A 30-Minute Speech Broadcast On State-Owned Zbc Tv Late On Friday, Mugabe Said He Was Disturbed By What He Called "Dog Fights" And Insults Among Senior Officials Of The Ruling Zanu-Pf Party, Who Are Divided Over Who Should Succeed Him. Mugabe Says Zanu-Pf Will Choose His Successor. But He