Zimbabwe has lost her former ruler, Robert Mugabe
Ex-president Robert Mugabe dies at age 95. The announcement was made by the current president Emmerson Mnangagwa earlier today 6th of September.
Mr Mugabe had been in hospital in Singapore since April. He was ousted in a military coup in November 2017, after being in power for over three decades. He served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017
It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe's founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabe (1/2)
— President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) September 6, 2019