Obama snubs Mugabe

Obama snubs Mugabe
Published: 01 July 2015 (1629 Views)
Barack Obama the United States President will not be meeting President Robert Mugabe on his official visit to Africa (Kenya and Ethiopia) this month despite his itinerary including visit to African Union headquarters.

Obama is going to tour AU headquarters and meet the secretariat but Foreign Affairs secretary Joey Bimha said that the government had not received any indication from Obama that he would want to meet Mugabe during his visit.

Meanwhile, Mugabe has challenged President Barack Obama by asking his hand in marriage.

His comment comes at the back of the legalization of gay marriage in the United State by the Supreme Court.

Mugabe in his radio interview with Zimbabwe's national radio Saturday said, "I've just concluded since President Obama endorses the same-sex marriage, advocates homosexual people and enjoys an attractive countenance thus if it becomes necessary , I shall travel to Washington, D.C. , get down on my knee , and ask his [Obama's] hand."

"I can't understand how this people dare to defy Christ's explicit orders as our Lord prohibited mankind from sodomy," said the Zimbabwean leader in an interview with ZBC radio, adding, the American Government is run by pervert, Satan-worshipers who insult the Great American nation.

According to awdnews.com, the American tradition and heritage was based on lofty Christian principles, added Mugabe, but to the detriment of this great nation, America's corrupt political elite is acting according to their diabolic whims.

Obama's endorsement of gay marriage, the first ever from a sitting president, came amid growing pressure for the president to clarify his previously muddled opinion, as two senior members of his administration announced personal support for gay marriage and a day after voters in North Carolina approved a state constitutional amendment defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

The statement brought an immediate reaction from his prospective opponent at home as well.

- newsday

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