Robert Mugabe ‘resting his eyes’

If veteran Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe is under siege, he’s clearly not showing it.

He has been slouched in his seat and he has been caught on camera with his eyes closed.

Mr Mugabe’s spokesman has previously said that the veteran leader is not asleep when he closes his eyes for long periods during meetings but is resting them

“The president cannot suffer bright lights,” George Charamba was quoted in May by the state-run Herald newspaper as saying.

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