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'Was Obama born out of homosexuality,' says Mugabe

by Staff reporter
24 Jul 2013 at 05:24hrs | Views
President Robert Mugabe yesterday criticised US president, Barack Obama for advocating for homosexuality.

The US president visited some Africa countries recently where he implored them to embrace homosexuality as a sign of being democratic.

"Then we have this American president, Obama, born of an African father, who is saying we will not give you aid if you don't embrace homosexuality," President Mugabe said.

"We ask, was he born out of homosexuality? We need continuity in our race, and that comes from the woman, and no to homosexuality. John and John, no; Maria and Maria, no. Kana zvirizvo, tovavharira five years mumba imwe, murume nemurume, vobuda vane vana two. If they don't, we will cut their heads off.

"Ndoimwe nyaya yavakandivengera. I told them they are worse than dogs and pigs, yes worse than dogs and pigs. I keep pigs and the male pig knows the female one, haudzimanikidze, dzinozivana, chero shiri dzesango . . . vanhu vokurirwa pfungwa nemhuka? They have a whole community of gays advocating human rights? Unhu ipapa huri pai? Kuno uku hatidi, hatidi, hatidi. Munoziva zvekuita navo."

Mugabe also condemned South Africa for upholding gay rights. "We are unlike South Africa, which upholds gay rights. We will deal with them here. Gay rights are not human rights. I am despised in some parts of the world because I said gays and lesbians are worse than pigs and dogs because these animals know their mates. We cannot allow our children to be worse than wild animals," he said.

Turning to his rival, MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime minister, Mr Mugabe described him as a frog that jumps from one woman to another.

"Tsvangirai is like a frog which jumps from one woman to the other. He wanted to swallow all women like a python. He almost swallowed you during the 2008 harmonised elections and we should make him vomit," he said.

"When he joined the inclusive government, we consented to some of their demands, but said no to them taking over the defence ministry. To us the defence ministry is where our life is. That ministry should not be tampered with.

"Tsvangirai is a coward, more like my late Uncle Shoniwa's dog, Sekahurema, which used to run away from game when we were hunting. It died without killing a single prey, and the same will happen to Tsvangirai," he said.

Mr Mugabe said Zanu (PF) never rigged elections. "The MDC is saying we rig elections, but they know for a fact that they play second fiddle to us in elections. We are a mature people and we are not having elections for the first time. We have had good elections in the past and we will have them again this year."

Source - herald