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Old 21.10.2017, 21:14
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Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

UK ‘disappointed’ as Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador
UN body appoints Zimbabwean despot to help tackle non-communicable diseases, despite dire health crisis under his rule.

The move has been condemned by human rights groups and international bodies, which say Zimbabwe’s healthcare system has collapsed under Mugabe’s authoritarian regime.
Most hospitals lack essential medicines and supplies, and nurses and doctors regularly go unpaid.

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Old 21.10.2017, 21:28
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

Seeing the words "Mugabe" and "goodwill" in the same sentence leaves one at first nearly at a lack for words… other than a sudden flurry along the lines of:
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

This an embarrassment! It is no wonder much of the world mocks the UN. What the hell are they thinking?
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Old 21.10.2017, 22:23
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours methinks. Or a certain amount of bribery going on.
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Old 21.10.2017, 22:47
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

It would be way worse if Saudi Arabia would be in a UN human rights committee
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

https://www.iol.co.za/news/africa/ou...sador-11652563
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

https://qz.com/1108705/whos-dr-tedro...r-appointment/
Dr Tedros is re-considering the appointment of Robert Mugabe.
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

And common sense prevails.


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-41713919

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Dr Tedros is re-considering the appointment of Robert Mugabe.
Yep, they've just boffed him from the position.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-41713919
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Old 22.10.2017, 15:36
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

Good! At least that. Now Zimbabwe just needs for common sense to prevail and Robert Mugabe to be boffed from the position of president. That would bring some hope, perhaps.
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Old 22.10.2017, 17:48
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

Mr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has zero credibility now. He should resign tout de suite.

What the hell was he thinking? And why didn’t he ask people on his team what they thought? Displays all the signs of a bad manager.
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Old 22.10.2017, 17:50
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

Mugabe is quite popular in Africa. The UN and it's agencies are the sum of their components.
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Osama Bin Laden was quite popular with quite a few people too.

Perhaps if he were still alive, he could have been a goodwill ambassador too?
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

Now removed. Can we close the thread now.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...r-after-outcry
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Can we close the thread now.
No. Such an appointment is worth discussing even now. It makes Tedros look like the biggest dumbass in the world.
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Osama Bin Laden was quite popular with quite a few people too.

Perhaps if he were still alive, he could have been a goodwill ambassador too?
Of course. Terrorism, Racism & Murder don't mean that person won't be celebrated in the U.N if enough countries support him/her.
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

HAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHA! Seriously? Now we know, there are no intelligent lifeforms here on Earth.
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Ah, those were the days: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...n-1465715.html
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Re: Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador

Well TIME had Hitler as man of the year in 1938 and we all know how that panned out.
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Well TIME had Hitler as man of the year in 1938 and we all know how that panned out.
And he was popular in lots of countries too - even in (especially in) the U.S.
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