Zimbabwe's Mugabe to Celebrate 91st Birthday

February 27, 2015 4:25 PM

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Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's longtime leader, has sought to brush away concerns that his wife controls him, saying she is "not the power behind my throne."

The remark came ahead of a lavish birthday party for Mugabe — he turned 91 a week ago — on Saturday in the resort town of Victoria Falls that caps 35 years in charge of the southern African nation. Over the decades, Mugabe has sidelined and sometimes crushed dissent, and sparred frequently with the ...

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