Complex and chequered history: Condolences flood in following Robert Mugabe’s passing
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Politics and Society Complex and chequered history: Condolences flood in following Robert Mugabe’s passing

The death of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has elicited mixed reactions. Some remember Mugabe as a nationalist, Pan-Africanist, brave revolutionary, but for others Mugabe’s long hold on power, and autocracy will remain a stain on his contested legacy. Various political groups in Zimbabwe and across the continent have sent out their condolence messages on the passing on of President Mugabe.