Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean freedom symbol turned dictator pioneer, has kicked the bucket matured 95.

Mr Mugabe had been getting treatment in a medical clinic in Singapore since April. He was expelled in a military upset in 2017 following 37 years in power.

The previous president was adulated for widening access to wellbeing and training for the dark greater part.

In any case, later years were set apart by fierce constraint of his political adversaries and Zimbabwe’s financial ruin.

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His successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa, communicated his “most extreme misery”, calling Mr Mugabe “a symbol of freedom”.

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Leader of Zimbabwe


It is with the most extreme bitterness that I report the passing on of Zimbabwe’s establishing father and previous President, Cde Robert Mugabe (1/2)


10:06 AM – Sep 6, 2019

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Mr Mnangagwa had been Mr Mugabe’s deputy before replacing him.

Singapore’s foreign ministry said it was working with the Zimbabwean embassy there to have Mr Mugabe’s body flown back to his home country.


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