Mugabe Flies to Ghana, A Day After Singapore Medical Trip


President Robert Mugabe, who returned home from Singapore on Saturday, left for Ghana Monday to attend the country’s 60th independence anniversary.robert-mugabe

Mr. Mugabe was in Singapore for a medical check-up. He leaves the country at a time there is a lot of discontent in the civil service over unpaid 2016 bonuses and several other issues.

Presidential spokesperson, George Charamba, said that the president was invited to attend the anniversary by Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo.

The president’s decision has sparked debate on social and other media platforms with some attacking him for embarking on foreign trips while Zimbabwe is burning.