Robert Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe saying he was dead but is now resurrected

RobertMugabeJan2016_largeZimbabwe’s 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe arrived home today after an overseas absence that led to rumours about a health crisis, joking to reporters: “Yes, I was dead”.

“It is true that I was dead,” the world’s oldest head of state said. “And I resurrected. As I always do.”

“Are we speaking to a ghost?” someone asked him.

“Once I get back to my country, I am real,” Mr Mugabe said.

The president had not been seen since leaving a regional summit early on Tuesday.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.