Zimbabwe Guarantees $10 Million-worth Golden Handshake to Ousted President Robert Mugabe

  • A senior official of the ruling Zanu-PF party of Zimbabwe has reportedly said that a deal has been reached with the ousted President Robert Mugabe. The deal ensures that 93-year-old Mugabe will receive a salary of $150,000 till death. After his death, his wife Grace Mugabe will also receive half of the salary till her death. Other aspects of the deal reportedly involves immediate cash payment of $5 million, immunity from prosecution, and guarantee of the state not taking any action against the extensive business interests of the Mugabe family. Zimbabwean government has also assured to pay for the couple’s medical care, foreign travel, security, and domestic staff.