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  1. #1 UK ‘disappointed’ as Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador 
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    UK ‘disappointed’ as Robert Mugabe becomes WHO goodwill ambassador
    Ruth McKee and agencies
    Saturday 21 October 2017 08.00 EDT
    The UK government has criticised the World Health Organization’s decision to appoint Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador”, calling the move “surprising and disappointing”.

    A Downing Street spokesman said British diplomats had raised serious concerns with the WHO director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, over the decision to offer the high-profile role to the Zimbabwean president.

    The UN body asked the 93-year-old, who has been in power since 1980, to help tackle non-communicable diseases such as heart attacks, strokes and asthma across Africa.

    However, 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.
    Sane human beings could not make this @#$% up. What's next? Appointing Kim III to head the UN's Human Rights body?
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    He's 93?! Wow, who would have thought he'd live this long? Idi Amin should have been so lucky.

    The UN rescinded the appointment, thankfully.
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