News & Comment

9 March 2002

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Empire's angry offspring

Empire's angry offspring

Michael Holman, who first met Robert Mugabe 30 years ago, traces the personal and political history that turned the warrior for Zimbabwean liberation into today's bitter president.

Over the next 48 hours Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe will, for better or worse, shape the future of southern Africa. If he loses the weekend presidential poll and goes quietly, the region will heave a sigh of relief.

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