Residents react to Mugabe’s death

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imbabweans were saddened by the news that their former President Robert Mugabe died aged 95, but for residents in Johannesburg, it was an atmosphere of mixed reactions.

Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest was a controversial figure.

He was one of the most polarising figures in the history of his continent, a giant of…read more