Mugabe’s Urban Legacy: A Postcolonial Perspective on Urban Development in Harare, Zimbabwe

  title={Mugabe’s Urban Legacy: A Postcolonial Perspective on Urban Development in Harare, Zimbabwe},
  author={Abraham Rajab Matamanda},
  journal={Journal of Asian and African Studies},
  pages={804 - 817}
  • A. Matamanda
  • Published 20 July 2020
  • History
  • Journal of Asian and African Studies
Robert Gabriel Mugabe resigned as the President of Zimbabwe in 2017 after being in office since 1980 when Zimbabwe gained independence from British colonial rule. Mugabe implemented various policies that impacted on the urbanscape of Zimbabwe. Using a desktop approach that is based on bibliography research, the study examines Mugabe’s urban legacy through the lenses of postcolonial theory and the concept of Mugabeism. The results show that power was a dominant feature in Mugabe’s legacy, as he… 

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