The former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has died this morning at the age of 95 after battling with sickness which made him to be rushed to Singapore where he has been receiving further treatment since April this year.
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Robert Mugabe led Zimbabwe since 1980 before being removed from power after a tricky military coup which happened in 2017.
The current president of Zimbabwe Mnangagwa tweeted this morning announcing the sad news of the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former head of State Cde R. Mugabe.
Cde Mugabe was an icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist who dedicated his life to the emancipation and empowerment of his people. His contribution to the history of our nation and continent will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in eternal peace (2/2)
— President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) September 6, 2019
The legal practitioner Mahere Fadzayi also tweeted; ‘’Rest in peace R.Mugabe. My comment to your death is complicated. I am going to write a long article, however, for now, sincere condolences to his family members.’’
Many people flooded social media and wrote their views on the tyrant leader, where one of them said he is the main reason as to why Zimbabweans are suffering today.
Another one said: Mugabe it’s better you rot in hell.
Mr Mugabe was born on 21st February 1924, by a poor shona family in Southern Rhodesia, he was a Zimbabwean revolutionary and a politician, who led the 1970 guerrilla fight against the minority whites in what was called Rhodesia by then.
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