IBPP Research Associates: Zimbabwe


The article discussed – Mugabe’s silence fuels rumour mill, by Dumisani Muleya - was posted on the October 31, 2003 issue of the online version of The Zimbabwe Independent. It may not be provided in Scholarly Commons for download due to copyright restrictions.

The article discusses the official silence surrounding Robert Mugabe’s health after a report from international media on Monday reported that Mugabe had been flown on a SAAF plane from Manyame airbase to the Waterkloof base in Pretoria from where he was transported to a local clinic, and the potential impact of appearing to be a weakened ruler.