Mugabe to get 'special' wheelchair from wife
22 November 2015, 15:07
Harare - Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe says she plans to get a
"special" wheelchair for her 91-year-old husband so he can continue
Speaking at a political rally on Saturday, Grace told
supporters that she would get a wheelchair for her husband, President Robert
Mugabe, to use.
In the televised speech, Mugabe, 50, vowed to push the
wheelchair herself, taking a swipe at critics who say her husband is too old to
Mugabe told supporters she would ensure her husband remains
in power as long as he can still speak.
The Zimbabwean president's critics have questioned his
ability to rule after he read the wrong speech in parliament. Several stumbles
at public events have made headlines.
Robert Mugabe has led Zimbabwe since independence in 1980.