Edgar Zivanai Tekere (1 April 1937 – 7 June 2011) was a Zimbabwean politician. He was a president of the Zimbabwe African National Union who organised the party during the Lancaster House talks and served in government before his popularity as a potential rival to Robert Mugabe caused their estrangement.
Read more about Edgar Tekere: Pre-Independence, Early Life, Independence Celebration and Bob Marley, Murder Charge, Rivalry With Mugabe, Zimbabwe Unity Movement, Politics After 1990, 2008 Makoni Presidential Campaign, MDC 10th Anniversary Celebrations, Death, National Hero Status
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“If there was ever a dissenter from the national optimism ... it was surely Edgar Allan Poewithout question the bravest and most original, if perhaps also the least orderly and judicious, of all the critics that we have produced.”
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