Former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Gabriel Mugabe has died at the age of 95. The pan African revolutionary turned authoritarian leader passed on in a Singaporean hospital. In the wake of his death, people are remembering his legacy during his 37-year rule of Zimbabwe differently.
Mugabe, apart from being a liberation icon, is widely recognised for his quotes and fearless speeches. But he was also infamous for his policies that ruined the nation’s economy and inspired political dissent.
Towards the end of his rule, however, Mugabe was transformed from ruthless dictator to everyone’s favourite meme generator. And following his passing, the internet is resurrecting hilarious memes from different times during his reign.
Here are our top picks of the choice memes Mugabe left us
One of Robert Mugabe’s most popular memes is the one where he is captured on camera falling down the stairs outside Harare airport. Moments before the fall, he had been speaking to supporters.
Mugabe’s fall was heard around the world. The meme makers went wild with it.
Rib-cracking memes were also created using Mugabe’s quotes and pictures.
Memes created from Mugabe’s alleged quotes about women
Other widely used memes like Mugabe eating, chilling and looking tired created a lot of humour
Miscellaneous memes from the African meme king as some call him
The death of Mugabe has drawn different reactions from people across the world but something most people agree on is the fact that Mugabe would be missed for his memes.
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