Zimbabwe renames main airport after Mugabe, plans $153m upgrade

Zimbabwe will upgrade its main airport at a cost of $153-million in an effort to attract more visitors, state media reported on Thursday, as authorities renamed the airport in honour of 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe. Harare International Airport will from Thursday be known as Robert Mugabe International Airport and is expected to undergo an upgrade so that it can handle 6.5-million passengers a year, more than double its current capacity.