Robert Mugabe Got New Haircut? And Earrings?

Robert Mugabe Got New Haircut? And Earrings?

The 91-year-old President of Zimbabwe was hilariously photographed falling over on his return from Ehtiopia in February... and now he looks like a woman.

As he visited South Africa for the first time in 21 years, the head of state positioned himself in a rather awkward place. A photo shows Mr Mugabe bearing the plush silver earrings and modern afro. However, a closer look at the photo reveals that it's not all it seems.

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The hairdo and jewellery belong to a woman standing behind him. Mugabe had arrived in Pretoria for a three-day visit amid ongoing speculation that he is lining up his daughter Bona to take over from him as president.

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The leader has recently been at the centre of an internet craze with hundreds of netziens sharing photoshopped pictures of him falling down the stairs at Harare International Airport. Some of the press photographers who captured the scene said they were forced to delete their pictures by security personnel by it did not stop the picture to become a meme.


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