WHO reverses Mugabe’s appointment as ‘goodwill ambassador’ after western donors’ criticism

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UNITED NATIONS, Oct 22 (APP)::The World Health Organization (WHO) , buckling under western pressure, reversed its appointment of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” following criticism from some donors and human rights groups.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who made the appointment Wednesday, said in a statement that he had listened to those expressing concerns.