Tuesday, September 28, 2010
By Lance Guma
27 September 2010
"Robert Mugabe has been forced to cancel a scheduled trip to Ecuador to receive an honorary doctorate, after extensive media coverage exposed the fact that the Bishop who had conferred him with the doctorate was a bogus character, previously arrested for supplying arms of war to rebels in Colombia.
Despite claims from Media, Information and Publicity Minister Webster Shamu that Mugabe cancelled the trip because of pressing government engagements at home it’s thought the revelations about Bishop Crespo’s shady life have diminished the propaganda value of the doctorate.... "