She introduced me to many of her friends and we spent time at the BBC World Service and at the Africa Centre in the city. I well remember the celebrations at the time of Robert Mugabe’s first election as President of Zimbabwe.
Mabel’s family was known to him and she had worked with him briefly in the past. She firmly believed he was to be the salvation of her country.
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After we graduated, she went home to
It’s many years since I last heard from Mabel. I often wonder what became of her, indeed whether she is still alive, and if so, how she feels about the Mugabe regime now. All the reports from