Exalting Mugabe proves Cyril & Co don’t care about ordinary Africans

07 October 2019 - 08:00
A mourner waits as the body of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe arrives in Murombedzi, near his rural home village of Kutama.
A mourner waits as the body of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe arrives in Murombedzi, near his rural home village of Kutama.
Image: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo

As debates about Robert Mugabe’s legacy fade into the past, we cannot ignore some troubling questions, given the effusive tributes to him by some of our political leaders.

Do African lives really matter to us Africans and our leaders? And how do these leaders wish to remember the 20,000 people killed in Mugabe’s war on his own people?

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