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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.

Remembering an anti-colonial and liberation hero: Robert Mugabe’s 10 most famous quotes
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Politics and Society Remembering an anti-colonial and liberation hero: Robert Mugabe’s 10 most famous quotes

Zimbabwe and Africa have lost an anti-colonial and liberation hero with the passing of former President Robert Mugabe (95). A colossal, brave and charismatic yet divisive figure, Mugabe tirelessly fought for Zimbabwe’s political and economic freedom his entire life. Gushungo as Mugabe was affectionately known was undoubtedly one of the most vocal anti-colonial African leaders and dedicated his life to fighting colonialism and neo-colonialism. We share with you 10 of his profound quotes.