Opinion

Mbeki distorts history with claims Mugabe was an ally of the ANC

Military co-operation between Nkomo’s Zipra and MK was going well, guerrillas reaching the SA border — but then Zanu won Zimbabwe’s election

29 September 2019 - 00:00 By Dumisani Muleya

Within hours of Robert Mugabe’s death, the news trended on local, regional and international channels CNN, BBC and Sky News, and on social media.

It is hard to think of any other African leader who attracted as much controversy and attention.  Not even his contemporary, and nemesis, Nelson Mandela, was debated with such polarity...

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