The late Zimbabwean liberation war hero Dumiso Dabengwa played a defining role during the final years of Zimbabwe's war of liberation from colonial rule, as well as during the independent country's first few years, when "the British had already made a decision with Mugabe" to carry out the Gukurahundi genocide.
Category: Zimbabwe History
Four decades of underestimating Mugabe: how the British never expected he would win Zimbabwe’s 1980 electionFour decades of underestimating Mugabe: how the British never expected he would win Zimbabwe’s 1980 election
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Robert Mugabe's controversial landslide victory over longtime political rival Morgan Tsvangirai during Zimbabwe's 2013 election translated into "the biggest defeat for the United Kingdom’s policy in Africa in 60 years."