A small crowd of thousands of mourners fills about one-third of Zimbabwe's national sports stadium to give a final public sendoff to nation's former president, who died last week. VOA's Anita Powell reports from Harare.
Robert Mugabe, who ruled the southern African nation of Zimbabwe for 37 years following the end of white minority rule in 1980, has died. He was 95 years old. Some hailed Mugabe as a liberation hero, but others say he destroyed the economy of what was once Africa's breadbasket, rigged elections and terrorized his people for decades. VOA's Anita Powell looks at his life and legacy.