13 Feb '11, 10am

Mugabe in Singapore for eye surgery checks: HARARE - ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for a me...

Mugabe in Singapore for eye surgery checks: HARARE - ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for a me...

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for a medical review after undergoing a cataract operation last month. -- PHOTO: AFP HARARE - ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe is in Singapore for a medical review after undergoing a cataract operation there last month but is expected to come home before his birthday next week, state media reported on Sunday. Mugabe, one of Africa's longest serving leaders who turns 87 on Feb 21, last month dismissed as 'naked lies' media reports that he had undergone an operation for a prostate problem in Malaysia. The state-owned Sunday Mail said opticians in Singapore, where Mugabe spent a month-long holiday with his family from the end of December, had scheduled a review for the veteran leader. 'He went for a review following a small medical procedure he underwent while on holiday,' Mugabe's spokesman George Charamba told the paper. ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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