The Graceless Fall of Robert Mugabe

Geoffrey Nyarota


  • Penguin
  • Johannesburg
  • 2018
  • English
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages


The ousting of Robert Mugabe as Zimbabwe’s president took the world by surprise. In this book, veteran Zimbabwean journalist Geoffrey Nyarota explains how and why the events of November 2017 happened as they did. Written with the insight of a journalist from inside Zimbabwe, this is a fascinating account of the rise and fall of one of Africa’s longest-ruling dictators.


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Geoffrey Nyarota is an award-winning Zimbabwean journalist and human rights activist. He trained as a teacher before switching to journalism.