Zimbabwe's intellectual despot: how Mugabe became Africa's fallen angel | Curio

Zimbabwe's intellectual despot: how Mugabe became Africa's fallen angel

12 mins | Sep 13, 2019

An independence leader who built his country up, then helped destroy it. After achieving Zimbabwe's independence, Robert Gabriel Mugabe was hailed the nation's eternal hero. Almost four decades in power later, he had become a 'fallen angel'. David Smith writing in the Guardian analyses Mugabe's conflicted legacy in the wake of his death in September 2019.

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From The Guardian