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Mugabe; the Last of a Generation That Promised Much

By Patrick Brogan.

Tyrant. Freedom fighter. Corrupt. National hero. All these epitaphs have been used to describe Robert Mugabe’s political career. All of these are correct in depicting this complicated man. 370 more words


Robert Mugabe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe (1924-) is the founding father of Zimbabwe and a dictator of 37 years. At age 93, he was, until very recently, the world’s… 613 more words



… the Momma Bear from Rhodesia.

My Tuesday evening just turned from being all kinds of quiet and Zen (meaning boring) to that filled by an ever rising crescendo of ululating, screaming and sudden song-breaking. 490 more words

Semi Fictional

Robert Mugabe was a known communist back in the 70s

This 1978 interview is very significant, because one of the Black leaders in a temporary coalition government, outright says that Mugabe wants a communist government. It was then, no surprise, when by the 90s, he was seizing the land of productive farmers and handing them out to the rest of the population, with productivity plummeting. 114 more words

The Davey Crocket hat.

When I was a child we lived in a small house of painted white brick with a red tiled roof. It was plain and rectangular, like the kind of house a child would draw. 1,042 more words