Graham Ford and his Ireland squad had long left these shores for warmer climes by the time the current chill descended, but the cold and wet of an already bleak Irish winter had long since reached his bones over the opening weeks of the New Year.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2018
SPEAKING before his death almost exactly 11 years ago, Ian Smith, prime minister of Rhodesia from 1964 to 1979 and a controversial figure by any standards, said that he would happily walk down any street in Harare — Salisbury in his time — but that his successor Robert Mugabe dare not.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
Zimbabwe’s 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe read out an old speech at the opening of parliament without seeming to notice, an error which the main opposition quickly used to question whether Africa’s oldest leader was still of a sound mind.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe marked his 91st birthday by speaking for more than an hour on his feet, delivering a defiant speech in which he threatened to take over land and animal sanctuaries still in the hands of whites.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2015