Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe turned 88 years old Tuesday with a declaration that he is healthy and has no intention of stepping down any time soon.
Patriotic Front leader Robert Mugabe (R) gives a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, October 29, 1976. (AFP)
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe greets well-wishers shortly after casting his vote at the Highfiled polling station outside Harare, on the first day of voting in Zimbabwe's general elections, April 8, 1995. (AP)
Grace Marufu, 31, the new bride of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 72, right, waves at guests after their wedding ceremony at the Kutama catholic mission, west of Harare, August 17, 1996. (AP)
President Nelson Mandela, left, walks hand in hand with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe after the South African leader's arrival in Harare to address the 8th Assembly of the World Council of Churches, December 13, 1998. (AP)