Robert Mugabe

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'Colonialism had never really ended': my life in the shadow of Cecil Rhodes
The long read: After growing up in a Zimbabwe convulsed by the legacy of colonialism, when I got to Oxford I realised how many British people still failed to see how empire had shaped lives like mine – as well as their own

Simukai Chigudu

14, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Agent of foreign interests': Museveni lashes out at Uganda election rival
Presidential challenger Bobi Wine has been protesting against corruption and youth unemployment

Lindsey Hilsum in Kisozi

11, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Mugabe's love of cricket and Thatcher's 70th: stories revealed in National Archives papers
Proposed MCC membership for Mugabe and Thatcher’s birthday party plans among stories kept under wraps – until now

Caroline Davies and Owen Bowcott

30, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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Zimbabwe brands US ambassador 'a thug' as crackdown on dissent intensifies
Ruling Zanu-PF accuses US delegate of fomenting unrest ahead of planned anti-corruption demonstrations

Jason Burke Africa correspondent and Nyasha Chingono in Harare

28, Jul, 2020 @11:07 AM

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I’m home for Christmas – but hardship has sucked the spirit out of Zimbabwe
After years in exile, my hopes for a joyous family reunion were dashed by the country’s miserable economic situation

Wilf Mbanga

29, Dec, 2019 @6:29 AM

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Mugabe left $10m, a farm and five houses, says state media
Modest inventory greeted with scepticism in Zimbabwe, where dictator was thought to have amassed fortune over 40 years

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

03, Dec, 2019 @3:20 PM

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Zimbabwe civil servants protest as economy deteriorates
Inflation, droughts and power cuts are causing ‘a real crisis of existence’, demonstrators say

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

06, Nov, 2019 @4:19 PM

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Mugabe buried in low-key ceremony as family snub national plans
About 200 people attended the funeral service while family members witnessed the burial in a courtyard

Nyasha Chingono

28, Sep, 2019 @4:15 PM

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Pomp, thin crowds and mixed feelings as Robert Mugabe is buried
The bands played but the funeral of Zimbabwe’s ex-president was a strange affair in a divided nation

Jason Burke Harare

15, Sep, 2019 @7:58 AM

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Robert Mugabe's state funeral takes place in Harare
Foreign dignitaries and opposition leaders attend service for Zimbabwe’s founding president

Jason Burke in Harare

14, Sep, 2019 @8:11 AM

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Robert Mugabe's family rejects government burial plans
Family says former Zimbabwe leader will be buried at home, against authorities’ wishes

Nyasha Chingono in Harare and Jason Burke

12, Sep, 2019 @3:38 PM

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Sally Mugabe should never be forgotten | Letter
Letter: Robert Mugabe’s first wife did a lot of good work for Zimbabwe’s women and children, writes Margaret Owen


08, Sep, 2019 @5:05 PM

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