Robert Gabriel Mugabe of Zimbabwe served as Zimbabwean President from 1987 to 2017. He was born in 21 February 1924, his death was confirmed by family on 6 September 2019. More full details beneath.
Robert Gabriel Mugabe of Zimbabwe Profile/Educational career till his death at 95
Gabriel Mugabe father, Gabriel Matibiri, was a carpenter while his mother Bona taught Christian catechism to the village children. Robert Gabriel Mugabe of Zimbabwe belonged to the Zezuru clan, one of the smallest branches of the Shona tribe. His father Gabriel Matibiri and his mother Bona had six children namely; Miteri (Michael), Raphael, Robert, Dhonandhe (Donald), Sabina, and Bridgette.
By faith he belonged to the Roman Catholic apostolic order which had established the mission.
Despite being brought up by a poor Shona family in Kutama, Southern Rhodesia, he made everything possible to be educated, Gabriel Mugabe of Zimbabwe finish his education at Kutama College and the University of Fort Hare, after his tertiary education, Robert Gabriel Mugabe of Zimbabwe worked as a school teacher in Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia, and Ghana. Mugabe taught at various schools around Southern Rhodesia, among them the Dadaya Mission school in Shabani. While Mugabe was teaching abroad, an anti-colonialist African nationalist movement was established in Southern Rhodesia. It was first led by Joshua Nkomo‘s Southern Rhodesia African National Congress, founded in September 1957.
Political Career of Robert Gabriel Mugabe of Zimbabwe
Former Zimbabwean President Robert Gabriel, chaired the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) group from 1975 to 1980 and led its successor political party, the ZANU – Patriotic Front (ZANU–PF), from 1980 to 2017.
During his reign, Former Zimbabwean President Robert Gabriel called for racial reconciliation failed to stem growing white emigration, while relations with Joshua Nkomo’s Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU) also declined. Robert Gabriel Mugabe of Zimbabwe served as Zimbabwean President from 1987 to 2017.Mugabe’s successor is President Emmerson Mnangagwa, 2017 till date.