"Don't you want me to stay the whole term? Why should I offer myself as a candidate if it is to cheat the people by resigning afterwards?" he asked reporters on election day (31.07.2013). They had asked if he really intended to stay in office until 2018 or was planning to step down earlier in favor of a successor. CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN
There is just one person in Zimbabwe who thinks Robert Mugabe needs no successor - and that is Robert Mugabe himself. The 89-year-old is now embarking on his seventh term as president of the southern African country.