Answer the following questions in your Reading book:

  1. What was the main point of the BTN Zimbabwe History story?
  2. Name the former leader of Zimbabwe.
  3. How long was he the president of Zimbabwe?
  4. In the 1970s Mugabe was a leader in the fight for independence. Give examples of things he fought for.
  5. Why was Zimbabwe known as the `jewel of Africa’?
  6. Why has his leadership been criticised by many people?
  7. Mugabe was placed under house arrest. What does that mean?
  8. How did Zimbabweans react to his resignation?
  9. What concerns do people have about the person taking over from Mugabe?
  10. What do you understand more clearly since watching the story?