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First heralded as a liberator who rid the former British colony Rhodesia of white-minority rule, Mugabe is now remembered a despot who crushed political dissent and ruined Zimbabwe's economy
(5th UPDATE) 'Mugabe was an icon of liberation.... His contribution to the history of our nation and continent will never be forgotten,' says Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa
Zimbabwe Parliament speaker Jacob Mubenda authorizes a joint session of the House of Assembly and the Senate to debate a motion to impeach the man who is the only leader most Zimbabweans have ever known.
Even Mugabe's once-loyal ZANU-PF party warns it would impeach Robert Mugabe if he does not quit. The party has yet to comment on its next steps now that deadline passed.
Nicknamed 'Ngwena' (The Crocodile) because of his fearsome power and ruthlessness, the 75-year-old has a reputation for taking no prisoners