Gary Younge's profile of Robert Mugabe.
BBC Southern Africa Correspondent Jeremy Vine recalls his meeting with Robert Mugabe in Harare.
Political profile with 4 minute video.
Robert Mugabe has dominated Zimbabwean politics since coming to power on a wave of popular support in 1980.
The Zimbabwean president has neutralised or compromised every challenge to his power and is now being feted in Paris and Brussels.
He was democratically elected three years ago, but many Zimbabweans are now wondering what their leader has become.
Online encyclopedia article includes links to related articles.
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article about the President of Zimbabwe.
Official political profile.