Robert Mugabe is unsurprisingly a fan of Donald Trump

Robert Mugabe is unsurprisingly a fan of Donald Trump

Anti-gay Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe has expressed his admiration for President Trump.

The oppressive Zimbabwe president made the comments ahead of the country’s upcoming elections. Mugabe says people should give Trump time in the hope that the US president will lift the sanctions placed on Zimbabwe. He also voiced his support of Trump’s nationalistic agenda.

“Give him time,” Mugabe said in an interview aired ahead of his 93rd birthday. “Mr. Trump might even re-look [at] the sanctions on Zimbabwe.”

Mugabe and his allies have had their assets frozen and faced travel bans by the US for 15 years.

He said: “When it comes to Donald Trump… talking of American nationalism, well America for America, America for Americans – on that we agree. Zimbabwe for Zimbabweans.

“I was surprised by his election, but I did not like Madam Clinton to win either,” he said. “I knew she could slap sanctions on us as a legacy.”

This comes after his wife said he could ‘run as a corpse’ in the next election. Grace Mugabe told the people that if her husband should die before their next set of ‘elections’, supporters should still write his name in.

“If God decides to take him, then we would rather field him as a corpse.”

The leader, who has been President of Zimbabwe since 1987, is a notorious opponent of LGBT rights; in 2015, he gave a bizarre speech to the United Nations, in which he ranted about gay rights before shouting, “We are not gays!”

Homosexuality is not against the law in the country, but LGBT people often face harsh government clampdowns, with Mugabe claiming homosexuality is a filthy disease, and claiming Zimbabwe would “never, never, never” support homosexuality.

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  1. ambivalentone
    February 21, 08:54 Reply

    Well, Zimbabwe is now officially Africa’s first Monarchy. But does he really think America wouldn’t extend her ban on he n his cronies? All this famzing without benefits

  2. Mandy
    February 21, 09:20 Reply

    Lol. I laugh when I hear all these Trump-loving Africans and their expectations of the man. Una go old, you hear?

  3. Delle
    February 21, 09:35 Reply

    Orangutans and baboons have been known to pally well. This isn’t shocking.

    So he wouldn’t still be president from his cubicle in hell, huh? Just great. Talk about Zimbabwe being the first country to see Hell on Earth.

  4. Khaleesi
    February 21, 10:40 Reply

    idiot!! I want to cry when I think of the Engineers, Scientists, Researchers, musicians etc that this waste of sperm beat in the race to fertilize his Mom’s egg during his conception … hissss ….

  5. Gad
    February 22, 07:02 Reply

    Different people supporting the clown that became a country, s President for different reasons. We will be here… watching

  6. Dennis Macaulay
    February 23, 06:31 Reply

    LOL

    He wife is the next president though, that’s the sad part

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