Daily Management Review

The Permanent Leader of Zimbabwe Received a Chinese Peace Prize


10/23/2015


China awarded President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, governing the country since 1980, the Confucius Peace Prize, which is an analogue of the Nobel Peace Prize and is awarded for "contribution to the world’s peace from the eastern point of view."



Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Lock (USAF) - dodmedia.osd.mil
Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Lock (USAF) - dodmedia.osd.mil
As noted in the decision of the Confucius Peace Prize committee, Mr. Mugabe "overcame all kinds of difficulties, and devoted himself to restore political and economic order in the country, while supporting the idea of Pan-Africanism and African independence." Confucius Peace Prize Committee said that the President of Zimbabwe "worked tirelessly in the name of political and economic stability of the country, for the sake of peace for the people of Zimbabwe." The number of nominees, outside President of Zimbabwe, included heads of Kazakhstan and South Korea, the founder of Microsoft, UN Secretary-General and a number of other well-known personalities and organizations, contributed, from the eastern point of view, in the promotion of peace in the world. However, after Mr. Mugabe has been awarded, it became known that only 36 of the 76 members of the committee voted for his candidacy. But still, they was decided to award his name.  

Many Western observers accused the head of Zimbabwe in the suppression of political opponents, involvement in the persecution of democratic forces and the death of Democratic candidates, and that his economic policies have led to rampant inflation and high levels of poverty in the country. Some political analysts called him one of the most brutal African dictators. The head of the opposition People's Democratic Party of Zimbabwe Gorden Moyo said: "Mugabe’s reign is paved with blood, violence and cruelty." According to him, Mugabe is a real "and sadistic warlord who enjoy people suffering." However, as explained in an interview with The New York Times Prize Committee President poet Qiao Wei, "Mugabe was the leader of Zimbabwe since the founding of this state," he "has brought benefits to the people of Zimbabwe", he is "working tirelessly, even at the age of 90". "It shows that he has ideals in his heart ", - explained Mr. Qiao.

The award ceremony of the world named after Confucius will be held in December in Beijing. Mr. Mugabe will receive 500 thousand yuan (about $ 80 thousand.), and the statuette of Confucius. Recall that this prize was established in 2010 on the initiative of the entrepreneur Liu Chzhitsina. The last year winner was Fidel Castro.

source: slate.com






Science & Technology

Scientists Discover Largest Ever Under Water Volcanic Eruption Near New Zealand

Bitcoin craze increased load on the power grid to the maximum

PC And Server Performance Slows Down Due To Security Patches For Chip Flaws, Says Microsoft

Cybersecurity Firm Claims Cryptocurrency Monero Might Be Getting Funneled To North Korea University

The Way We Travel Will Be Changed by The Colorless, Odorless Gas - Hydrogen

EU's Big Change In Data Protection Rules Makes Businesses To Get Ready For It

Artificial Intelligence Helps NASA Find An 8th Planet In Orbit Of A Distant Star

Australian Research Success Could Mean Shatterproof Cell Phones Could Soon Be A Realityv

Top ten hi-tech events of the year

Tesla Considering Designing And Developing AI Chips On Its Own To Support Its Auto-Pilot Project

World Politics

World & Politics

Take and go away: new approach to refugees in Europe

Both The Korean Countries Will Come Together In Olympic Talks

Parties of Germany agreed on the migrants problem

Munich Re: Natural disasters caused record damage in 2017

High-Level Talks To Be Held Between North And South Korea In Over Two Years

Sexually Abusing Children Interests An Estimated 20,000 British Men, Shows Police Monitoring Of Chat Sites

2018 Could See An Increase In Terror Attacks Where Both ISIS As Al-Qaeda Continue To Present Threats

What will happen to European populism in 2018?