Mugabe: "We are not a British colony!"

Journalists from British Channel 4 directly challenged Mugabe on Monday, publicly accusing him of "stealing an election". His reaction says a lot about his personality.

The press confronted Mugabe at the African Union Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.



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Sure the elections were stolen. As the devil's advocate I also see the pre-occupation with Zimbabwe however by western media, in particular British media. It will be interesting to see the celebrations of the Olympics this summer in China. Other western allies than China are also hardly discussed: Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, the list is probably endless. So why is the British media so fixated on Mugabe? Is it cause he's a symbol of African power that defeated western colonial power? Some soul searching would be at place on both sides.