No tears for Mugabe

Veteran Zimbabwean journalist Basildon Peta reflects on the legacy of Robert Mugabe and the wrong-headedness of praising him as a liberation hero

22 September 2019 - 00:00 By Basildon Peta

I will be the first to admit that in his early tenure, Robert Mugabe did many good things.

Personally, coming from a poor family of 13 children, I would not have been educated had it not been for Mugabe’s early investment in expanding education and health care...

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