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21 February declared a public holiday starting next year

Minister of Home Affairs Ignatius Chombo has said that President Robert Mugabe’s birthday 21 February, is now a public holiday starting next year.

The public holiday which has been named Robert Mugabe National Youth Day was declared to honour Mugabe and to celebrate all the achievements he has done for young people. Chombo also said that the Ministry of Youth will from next year honour the day through various activities around the country.


Robert MugabeIgnatius Chombo

Robert Mugabe is the former President of Zimbabwe. He was the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe from 1987 to November 2017. Prior to this, he was the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe since the attainment of independence in 1980. Mugabe resigned from his presidency on... Read More About Robert Mugabe

Dr. Ignatius Chombo is a Zimbabwean politician and a former member of the ruling Zanu-PF party. He is also the former Minister of Finance and Economic Development. On 14 November 2017, after the military took over control of the country, Chombo was reportedly arrested by... Read More About Ignatius Chombo