Mu­gabe scoffs at death ru­mours

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Zim­babwe’s Pres­i­dent Robert Mu­gabe has joked that he had been res­ur­rected as he re­turned from a for­eign trip, mock­ing ru­mours that he had died or is crit­i­cally ill. “Yes, I was dead. It’s true I was dead. I res­ur­rected as I al­ways do once I get back to my coun­try. I am real again,” the 92-year-old ruler told re­porters at Harare in­ter­na­tional air­port af­ter ar­riv­ing from Dubai. His com­ments came af­ter an on­line news site re­ported he had died mid-air on his trip to Dubai. – AFP

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