- President Robert Mugabe has once again blasted western leaders of trying to force divisions in the Zimbabwean unity efforts.
The 85 years old Zimbabwean ruler was said to have attacked western powers when speaking earlier at the funeral of former vice president, as well as at a rally yesterday.
Mr Mugabe said the west and its media was devoid of looking for blemishes to blame the country, even when the sister countries in the region were succeeding in helping the country regain its economic and political stability.
"Even now, having received Southern African Development Community and indeed the African Union support for an inclusive government to which Zimbabweans have committed themselves, our detractors, the same old detractors, continue with their sinister efforts to divide us," Mr Mugabe is quoted to have said.
The Zimbabwean ruler, who has been on the driver’s seat since independence in 1980, has in the past launched similar attacks, especially against the former colonial masters, Britain, telling them to leave Zimbabwe alone.
Mr Mugabe’s comments also follows on the Us state secretary’s visit to the continent and the recent meeting in South Africa, where she lobbied the SA government to lead the changes in Zimbabwe.
Hillary Clinton urged the South African leadership to push for greater reforms in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwean waring factions formed a unity government in February after months of talks and statelemates.
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