As the crisis intensifies in Zimbabwe, we take a look at the life of President Mugabe who has been in power since 1980. The once prosperous country is now in the midst of economic ruin with skyrocketing inflation, a currency that is devalued and rampant corruption. Reports from Zimbabwe have suggested that Mugabe’s wife Grace has been earmarked to take over from the 94 year old. The purge of former war veterans and liberation leaders has been seen as a catalyst for this unprecedented action in Zimbabwe.

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