Zimbabwe renames Harare Airport after Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on October 3, 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Harare International Airport has been renamed Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. PHOTO | PHILL MAGAKOE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The president unveiled a plaque at the newly named Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport on Thursday.
  • The refurbishment of the airport has been condemned by opposition figures as a waste of money.
  • The Opposition says the renaming of the airport "marks a new low in the political and aviation history of Zimbabwe".



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