ZIMBABWE’S FORMER PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE DIES AGED 95

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s founding father and first post-war leader, has died aged 95, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced Friday.

It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabwe, said Mnangagwa in a Twitter post, referring to the veteran Zimbabwean politician by comrade � in tribute to Mugabe’s days in the nationalist resistance.

Mnangagwa described his predecessor as an icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist who dedicated his life to the emancipation and empowerment of his people, adding, His contribution to the history of our nation and continent will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

Source: National News Agency