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Robert Mugabe, former leader of Zimbabwe, has passed away

Robert Mugabe was the first elected leader of independent Zimbabwe, but he later turned to author...

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12.43 6 Sep 2019


Robert Mugabe, former leader of Zimbabwe, has passed away


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Robert Mugabe was the first elected leader of independent Zimbabwe, but he later turned to authoritarianism. After 37 years in power he was finally ousted in 2017. He passed away today. BBC World Affairs Editor John Simpson, told us all about his political history.


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