Insight: Mugabe takes on Zimbabwe's Generation X




 
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Insight: Mugabe takes on Zimbabwe's Generation X
 
March 13th, 2013  
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Insight: Mugabe takes on Zimbabwe's Generation X
By Cris Chinaka BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - It could be a scene from any African mobile phone ad: flanked by two mohawked teenagers and shuffling stiffly to a pulsing hip-hop beat, an old man puts a phone to his ear and addresses a young lady with an awkward "What's up?" But the ageing, suited star of "Getting Connected" is Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and the message is political not commercial: the veteran leader is making a big pitch for the youngsters who have little time for his long speeches. ...




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