Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Visits Singapore Hospital: Sources

Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Visits Singapore Hospital: Sources

Robert Mugabe, who dominated for 37 years, resigned after the military and his celebration turned in opposition to him

Singapore:  Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe visited a hospital in Singapore this week apparently for medical checks, his first journey outdoors his nation since he was ousted from workplace final month, sources in Singapore stated on Thursday.

The 93-year-old former chief who dominated the southern African nation for 37 years, resigned after the military and his ruling ZANU-PF celebration turned in opposition to him when it turned clear that his 52-year-old spouse, Grace, was being groomed as his successor.

Mugabe left Harare together with his spouse and aides on Monday night, a Zimbabwe state safety official stated this week. He was anticipated to additionally go to Malaysia the place his daughter is anticipating a baby.

An Air Zimbabwe flight arrived in Singapore on Tuesday.

Mugabe visited a non-public hospital in central Singapore on Wednesday with an entourage that included his safety guards, the sources who had been aware of the go to instructed Reuters.

They spoke on the situation they weren’t recognized as they don’t seem to be authorised to talk to the media.

A spokesman on the hospital stated he wouldn’t be capable of affirm whether or not Mugabe had visited its clinics.

Mugabe has a repute for in depth worldwide journey, together with common medical journeys to Singapore – a supply of public anger amongst his impoverished residents.

(Reporting by Fathin Ungku; Writing by Jack Kim; Enhancing by Robert Birsel)
 

© Thomson Reuters 2017

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