Mugabe Has Cancer: WikiLeaks

    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24:  Robert Mugabe, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe  addresses the 65th session of the General Assembly at the United Nations on September 24, 2010 in New York City. Leaders and diplomats from around the world are in New York City for the United Nations yearly General Assembly.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Robert Mugabe

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    Leaked U.S. diplomatic cables revealed by WikiLeaks claim that Zimbabwe’s dictatorial president Robert Mugabe has prostate cancer and is expected to die within two years. The 87-year-old Mugabe was reportedly diagnosed in 2008, and he allegedly told James McGee, former U.S. ambassador to Harare, about his disease in June of that year. There have been persistent rumors that Mugabe was ill, and as unpopular as he is, there are fears that his death could lead rival factions to violently battle for power.

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