Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

Cape Town – Zimbabwe’s founding post-independence leader former President Robert Mugabe has passed away on Friday morning in Singapore.

He was 95 years old.

The former president had been battling poor health for some time

a close up of a man: Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has died. Picture: Mike Hutchings/Reuters/African News Agency (ANA)

© Provided by Independent Media Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has died. Picture: Mike Hutchings/Reuters/African News Agency (ANA) It was announced by the incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa two weeks ago that doctors in Singapore who had been treating him there since April had discontinued his treatment.

Mnangagwa is currently attending the World Economic Forum in Cape Town and will travel back to Zimbabwe

Mugabe became Zimbabwe’s first democratically elected president in 1980, and was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017. 

Mnangagwa is currently attending the World Economic Forum in Cape Town and will travel back to Zimbabwe. 

Mugabe became Zimbabwe’s first democratically elected president in 1980, and was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017. 

Source: MSN

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