Though the economy suffered during his tenure, Zuma was a shining example of what a better life could mean for rural South Africans.
With South Africa’s president out, what lies ahead for South Africa and the rest of the African continent?
As the fixtures of the 1980s make their exit in Africa, attention turns to the 90s dictators.
Cameroon’s Paul Biya now takes the place of Zimbabwe’s Mugabe as Africa’s second-longest ruling leader.
José Eduardo dos Santos left oil-rich Angola’s presidency on his own terms after 38 years.
While the fall of Mugabe should be celebrated, it is also a reminder of Africa’s need to review its vision for the future.
Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe could use its bountiful natural resources to usher in a new era.
Once upon a time, Zimbabwe was a country that all of us looked up to as how post-liberation Africa could look like.