Mugabe’s Support Withers as Zimbabwe War Veterans Damn Him

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  • War vets accuse ruling party of ignoring suffering, poverty
  • Mugabe pursues ‘personal aggrandizement,’ war veterans say

Already facing rising popular unrest over Zimbabwe’s deepening economic crisis and faction fights in his ruling party, President Robert Mugabe has now lost one of the pillars of support during his 36-year rule: veterans of the southern African nation’s independence war.

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