- Julius Malema has shared his tribute to the late Robert Mugabe
- His post was met with mixed reactions
- While some agreed with him, many others labelled Mugabe a dictator
Julius Malema has joined the masses who have reacted to the passing of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. He took to social media to pay tribute to the leader, however, his post was met with mixed reactions.
Malema's post read:
"I'm saddened by the passing of our martyr & giant of the African Revolution cde President Robert Mugabe. Let's continue the fight & protect his legacy. We must not allow our enemies to tell us how to remember him; we know our heroes. May his soul rest in revolutionary peace."
Floyd Shivambu also posted his own tribute on his Twitter page:
"Zorora Murugare VaMugabe! You fought your battles, refused to bow down to imperialist bullies! Pamberi Nehondo!"
Tashieshark, a Zimbabwean social media user, responded, saying:
"He killed us by his economic policies, now we scattered all over, his garbage is putting a strain on resources of other host countries."
While MphoZR4 said:
"He died in Singapore hospital, what does that tell us about his legacy? How about the genocide against the Ndebele people? He was a monster, he hated the west and also hated his own people."
"Its funny that SAs praise and salute Mugabe more than Zimbabweans."
"A real African leader who stood up to the Beast with no shame whatsoever, Rest in Power."
"A Great Leader he was. May you take from where he left.There is a place called there, until we get there we will not give room to white capital monopoly. Viva EFF."
Briefly.co.za had previously reported on the reactions of South Africans to the death of the African leader. The African National Congress (ANC) posted a lengthy response to the passing of Robert Mugabe, writing that it mourns the passing of a "friend, statesman and revolutionary comrade". Many others expressed their deep condolences over the late African leader's death, adding that despite his faults, he was still a revolutionary man.
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