Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Robert Mugabe


Zimbabwe artist turns worthless old Mugabe-era banknotes into paintings

September 18, 2021 12:10 pm

Her paintings capture the daily lives of women, shown dancing, cooking or in bright and elegant dress, with the old Zim dollar notes stuck on with glue to form part of the image

Robert Mugabe's remains should be reburied at Harare monument, Zimbabwe magistrate rules

September 10, 2021 10:56 pm

Once feted as a promising leader at independence in 1980, Mugabe's long rule divided Zimbabweans between supporters who hailed him as a champion of black empowerment, and opponents who cast him as an authoritarian who ran down a once successful economy.

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe died from cancer, says President Mnangagwa

September 23, 2019 4:54 pm

Robert Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule that impoverished his country, died on September 6 aged 95 in Singapore.

Mugabe's body brought home to Zimbabwe, burial place still a mystery

September 11, 2019 7:51 pm

Mugabe, one of the last "Big Men" of African politics who ruled the southern African nation for 37 years until he was ousted by his own army in November 2017, died in a Singapore hospital five days ago.

Mugabe's body leaves Singapore for burial in Zimbabwe

September 11, 2019 9:54 am

Mugabe died on Friday aged 95 in Singapore, where he had long received medical treatment. He had dominated Zimbabwean politics for almost four decades from independence in 1980 until he was removed by his own army in a November 2017 coup.

Explained: Robert Mugabe and his connect with India

September 09, 2019 7:00 am

Throughout his rule, Zimbabwe’s longtime leader Robert Mugabe shared close ties with India’s leadership. He visited India seven times, his last visit being in 2017.

Mugabe’s reign began with Bob Marley and good schools. Despotism soon followed

September 08, 2019 3:45 pm

And until his ouster in 2017 and his death, announced Friday, the tantalizing riddle of the Mugabe regime was the question of what had turned a hero of Africa’s liberation — and self-proclaimed champion of universal suffrage — into a despot.

Robert Mugabe to be buried at hilltop shrine in Zimbabwe

September 08, 2019 3:45 pm

Mugabe, who was 95 when he died Friday in Singapore, will be laid to rest in Harare at the National Heroes Acre, which has been set aside for Zimbabweans who have made huge sacrifices during the war against white-minority rule and who dedicated themselves to the nation.

My ties with Zimbabwe have been cut: Henry Olonga

September 07, 2021 4:17 pm

Henry Olonga fled Zimbabwe 16 years ago because of Robert Mugabe and his 'henchmen'. His cricket career ended prematurely because he chose to take a stand against his country's government. Speaking on Mugabe, Olonga says his legacy could so easily have been so much different.

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s longtime strongman, dies at 95

September 06, 2019 9:03 pm

The death was announced by his successor, President Emmerson Mnangagwa.


From hero to villain, Robert Mugabe's 37-year-old governance ends

November 22, 2017 12:26 am

The 93-year-old politician resigned shortly after an impeachment process, the only legit way to force the leader out of hpower, was initiated in the parliament.