Zimbabwe: Mugabe’s Birthday Bash to Cost $1 Million as MDC Asks Money to be Channeled to Development

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The Morgan Tsvangirai faction of the Movement for Democratic Change has since asked President Robert Mugabe to call off his birthday celebrations and donate the money raised to rehabilitate public hospitals, clinics and rural schools in Matebeleland North.

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu PF party is planning to spend $1 million on President Robert Mugabe’s 91 birthday bash to be held in the resort town of Victoria Falls on February 21.

The ruling party’s youth secretary for finance, Tongai Kasukuwere told New Zimbabwe.com that so far fundraising is half way through and they were expecting more donations from individuals and companies. Continue reading Zimbabwe: Mugabe’s Birthday Bash to Cost $1 Million as MDC Asks Money to be Channeled to Development