Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe is unable to walk because of ill health, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.
Mr. Mugabe, 94, has been in Singapore for treatment for an undisclosed illness for the past two months, he said.
The former president also made several medical trips there towards the end of his time in power.
Mr. Mnangagwa became head of state a year ago after Mr. Mugabe was ousted following the intervention of the army.
Up to that point, Mr. Mugabe was the only president Zimbabwe had known, having been in power for 37 years.
He led the movement for Zimbabwean independence from white minority rule.
President Mnangagwa was addressing a rally in his predecessor’s home area when he talked about the former leader’s health. Read more