Robert Mugabe`s party to raise $1 mn for his 90th birthday

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 05:00

Harare: Zimbabwe`s ruling party aims to raise up to USD 1 million for country`s President Robert Mugabe`s birthday party who will turn 90 next month.
Born on February 21, 1924, Mugabe has been leading Zimbabwe for 34 years since its independence in 1980.

"This is a very special celebration. Turning 90 is no mean feat, " Xinhua quoted Absalom Sikhosana, secretary for youth affairs of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) party. The celebrations would be held in the Marondera town on February 23.
The Zanu-PF youth league, usually tasked for organising the Feb 21 celebrations, was targeting to raise between USD 700,000 and USD 1 million, the official added.

IANS


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