The sins of the past are forgotten: Robert Mugabe, once regarded as a cruel despot responsible for the deaths of thousands in the Gukuruhundi, the horrors of Murambatsvina and countless other examples of civil rights abuse, has been ‘renewed’ as the leader of a modern democratic nation.Read more ›
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A “People of the South” episode catches Robert Mugabe over lunch with his wife and children, talking of love, family, politics and Tony Blair. This is lunch with the Mugabes, a surreal glimpse of Zimbabwe’s first family as no one has ever quite seen them before.Read more ›
President Robert Mugabe has sought to explain the fact that he cheated on his dying wife Sally Mugabe by having an affair with his then secretary Grace Marufu. Mugabe later married his mistress in 1996, making her First Lady.Read more ›
The following is a speech by President Robert Mugabe delivered soon after appending his signature on the country’s new Constitution. Mugabe also said he was saddened by the standards of local journalism saying (it was) “as if we are not educated at all”.Read more ›
A point raised by Mugabe during the transition period in 1977 was that; he who controls the army and the police controls power. Because of that, the Patriotic Front insisted that an independent party should control the army and the police and not Ian Smith.Read more ›
Once upon a time, in the kingdom of Dzimbahwe, a country rich in mineral resources, inhabited by a poor people, an old ruler called Gushungo, survived by keeping his poor people in his service. The poor people of Dzimbahwe were living in abject poverty.Read more ›