Robert Mugabe, the former President of Zimbabwe, Africa, passed away on the 6th of September, in Singapore.
Robert Mugabe, 95 years old, was suffering from an illness and was unable to walk for a long time. He was also admitted to a hospital in Singapore and was undergoing treatment.
The officials denied the reports of Mr. Mugabe suffering from cancer and said he was receiving treatment for cataract.
Although the reason behind his death was not disclosed, sources claim it was cancer.
The news of Robert Mugabe’s demise was confirmed by Monica Mutsvangwa, the Information Minister of Zimbabwe. She said, “Yes, it is really saddening. Some of us were like his children to him. We can never write our history without mentioning him.”
Emmerson Mnangagwa, the President of Zimbabwe, took to his official Twitter handle and posted, “It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabe.”
Mnangagwa expressed his condolences and said, “An icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist who dedicated his life to the emancipation and empowerment of his people. His contribution to the history of our nation and continent will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in eternal peace.”
Born in 1924, Mugabe joined politics in 1960 and opposed the white colonial rule and became the first black Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Africa.
Twitter is flooded with condolences for the family of Robert Mugabe.
— SULAIT byaruhanga UG (@ByaruhangaSa) September 6, 2019
Rest in peace # President #Robert Mugabe
— CHe 4-1ASR best team won (@innocentymoyo) September 6, 2019
— ✨Umar Goni Jnr (@UmarGoni_Jnr) September 6, 2019
Rest in Peace son of Africa; You struggled and survived for Africans’ respect and now You’re gone, we acknowledge your contribution since then.
— Paul Emmanuel (@paulemmanuel02) September 6, 2019