Zimbabwe celebrates Mugabe holiday amid divisions over legacy
A deputy minister calls the late Robert Mugabe a hero; some on the street remember him as the man who orchestrated family killings
On Friday, Zimbabweans celebrated a national holiday in honour of the late former president Robert Mugabe as the country continues to be divided over his legacy.
A towering figure in African politics, Mugabe, who died in September last year, is revered by many for leading the country’s liberation struggle and giving land to black Zimbabweans. But he is also reviled for running down the once prosperous economy...