Hero or Villain? - World Reacts to Robert Mugabe's Death

Though once widely celebrated for his role in fighting the white supremacist regime in Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe had long become a deeply divisive figure as his final years in power were characterised by financial collapse and surges of violent intimidation. Many Zimbabweans call him a dictator, but others Africa-wide remember him as a pan-Africanist who dedicated his life to the emancipation and empowerment of his people. Quite a mixed legacy isn't it?

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The late Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace Mugabe.

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