Happy birthday Uncle Bob

“Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe prepares to celebrate his birthday in lavish style, as the country requests $2bn in aid.” Read the rest here:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/default.stm

A slightly frivolous question perhaps, but who is invited and who is not? Also, if you haven’t read Ngugi’s hefty tome The Wizard of the Crow, you should. It’s tragic when you can still recognize some of his “fictional” characters.