Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced on Friday that his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, has died.
“It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former president, Comrade Robert Mugabe,” he shared on his Twitter account.
“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.”
Mugabe had been ill for some time. Mnangagwa said in April that he had required extended medical treatment inSingapore.
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