Robert Mugabe, the Former Ruler of Zimbabwe, Reported Dead
Robert Mugabe, the controversial long-time president of Zimbabwe, died today aged 95. According to Fox News, Mugabe's death was confirmed this morning by Mugabe's successor, Emmerson
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Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first post-independence leader, has died aged 95. He died after battling ill health, having been in hospital in Singapore since April. The former president was ousted in a military coup in November 2017, ending three decades in power. He won Zimbabwe's first election after independence, becoming prime minister in 1980, abolishing the office in 1987, becoming president instead. Tap the link in our bio to read more. #mugabe #zimbabwe #bbcnews (📷: Getty Images)
Few details are yet to surface around the circumstances surrounding Mugabe's death. However, it's believed he passed away while undergoing lengthy medical care in Singapore.
Following his controversial leadership of Zimbabwe for many years, he was pressured to resign in November 2017. Reports continue to state that after Mugabe initially disregarded intensifying calls to quit for years inciting a military intervention, his departure prompted celebrations in the streets of Harare.
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