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Mugabe denies Zimbabwe in a fragile state

Robert Mugabe also claims that after South Africa, Zimbabwe is the most developed country on the African continent.

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe. Picture: AFP

DURBAN – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has denied that the country is in a fragile state.

He has been addressing a panel at the World Economic Forum on Africa being held in Durban.

Mugabe told the panel that despite Zimbabwe having problems, it’s not in a fragile state.

He has pointed out some of his country’s past achievements, like a literacy rate of 90% which, according to him, is the highest in Africa.

Mugabe has also denied that Zimbabwe is a poor country, highlighting its bumper maize harvest for this season as an example of its riches.

After South Africa, Mugabe claims Zimbabwe is the most developed country on the African continent.