President Robert Mugabe’s health is falling and this is no joke. after the elderly leader stumbled in public.Mugabe staggered as he tried to walk up a ramp to the podium at the India-Africa Summit this week. Online videos show Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi offering Mugabe a hand as the 91-year-old leader regained balance.
Earlier this year Mugabe tripped and fell at the Harare International Airport in Zimbabwe. In September he read the wrong speech in parliament. In Zimbabwe, this recent stumble has rekindled debate about Mugabe’s health and fitness to continue his 35-year rule.
“It’s another sign that he is too old. It’s time for him to step down and rest,” said Obert Gutu, spokesman for the opposition MDC-T party. “We are abusing the man by allowing him to continue with the rigors of running a country.” Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980.