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Wednesday, 25 June 2008

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Here are the Zimbabwean president's 10 favourite songs:

  1. 'Come On Baby, Set My Farmer's Cottage On Fire', The Doors
  2. 'The Green, Green Grass Of Home, Now Brown And Dry', Tom Jones
  3. 'Sympathy For The Devil (i.e. Me)', The Rolling Stones
  4. 'Rhodesia On My Mind', Ray Charles, and 99% of Zimbabwe's population
  5. 'Farmers Roasting On An Open Fire', Nat King Cole
  6. 'Sergeant Mugabe's Lonely Hearts Club Bandits', The Beatles
  7. 'Rule Britannia', The Sarcastic Clark Five
  8. 'The Battle Hymn Of The Banana Republic', the Zimbabwe Army Choir
  9. 'It Ain't Over Til The Fat Dictator Sings', Fats Dictatoro
  10. 'It's All Over Now', The Rolling Stones

A well as choosing these songs, Mr Mugabe picked the 5 books he always likes to read - 'Zimbabwe, And My Part In Its Downfall', by Spike Nmilliganu, 'How Not To Run A Country', by Ian Smith, 'The Now Stale Bread Basket Of Africa', by Delia Smith, 'Bankrupting A Nation In 10 Easy Steps', by Vladimir Putin, and 'It Ain't Rocket Science, Idiot', also by Ian Smith.

Jomo Kenyatta is 83 today.

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