Information gathered from BBC.com this morning has it that the Ex-President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe is dead.
This was seen when, Zimbabwe’s education secretary Fadzayi Mahere tweeted: “Rest In Peace, Robert Mugabe.”
Robert Mugabe is the longest-serving president of Zimbabwe who served from 1980 till he was ousted in 2017.
The first wife of Robert Mugabe was a Ghanaian by name Sally Mugabe, who was the first lady of Zimbabwe from 1987 until her death in 1992.
He was born on 21 February 1924, in what was then Rhodesia.
He was imprisoned for more than a decade without trial after criticising the government of Rhodesia in 1964.
In 1973, while still in prison, he was chosen as president of the Zimbabwe African National Union (Zanu), of which he was a founding member.
He died after battling ill health, his family confirmed to the BBC.
Mr Mugabe was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017, ending his three-decade reign.
Zimbabwe’s education secretary Fadzayi Mahere tweeted: “Rest In Peace, Robert Mugabe.”
Source: BBC News