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[This chapter opens the canvas of the book with an observation of how Robert Mugabe spectacularly became that leader whose anti-colonialism did not become decoloniality that could lead to liberation. He fought the struggle against Rhodesian settler colonialism only to tragically inaugurate toxic...
[Driven by an intoxicating appetite for power in the Zimbabwean postcolony, Mugabe openly boasted of the gun that was always going to be a companion of the vote. Mugabe privileged the bullet ahead of the ballot. To vote the political opposition was to waste time as he and his party would not, at...
[Mugabe normally looked aside, apparently in affirmation, when flatterers, sycophants and ambitious ministers called him the “Son of God.” He believed as gospel truth the “prophecy” of a Jesuit priest that told his mother that he was destined to become a great leader. He endured his physical...
[Mugabe became mad, politically. He was maddened not just by political opponents that drove him into public rage and insane performances of anger but mainly by political supporters and flatterers that called him a divine appointed representative of God on earth. They insulated him from the real...
[Mugabe’s became a political career of political madness driven by an essentialist and nativist Will to Power. He insanely believed that his immense power and domination of Zimbabwe was an artefact of divine will and so did he develop contempt towards democratic elections that he considered a...
[The dethronement of Mugabe and his eventual death did not exhaust Mugabeism in the Zimbabwean postcolony. The coup d’état that removed Mugabe from power in November 2017 was a removal of the physical tyrant and also a vivid return of the system that he represented. “Operation Restore Legacy” as...
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