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On Robert Mugabe’s 90th birthday, here are his 9 most memorable quotes

Zimbabwe's president is known for his sharp tongue.

How bad is Robert Mugabe? The answer, in three scathing paragraphs

Little has changed since this 2002 New Yorker profile of the Zimbabwean leader.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Aug 1, 2013

This is my new favorite Robert Mugabe quote

Aging autocrats are often eccentric, charming and paranoid, but rarely all three at once.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jul 30, 2013

Mugabe says of Obama’s gay rights push, ‘We ask, was he born out of homosexuality?’

The African leader often criticizes homosexuality or other perceived enemies to gin up populist support.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jul 25, 2013

A very funny video explains Zimbabwe’s election ‘chaos’ in under two minutes

It's an important story, but it's OK if you haven't been following it. We've got you covered.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jul 23, 2013

A hospital in Zimbabwe charged women $5 for each scream during childbirth

If that doesn't sound like much, consider that average annual income is about $150 in the country.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jul 11, 2013

Zimbabwe might delay elections because it can’t afford them

But authoritarian Robert Mugabe is eager for a vote. Welcome to Zimbabwean politics.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 5, 2012
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