Robert Mugabe Dies at 95: Former President of Zimbabwe

Former Zimbabwe President Dies at 95 after ruling for almost 3 decades

Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe whose rule was mired in accusations of human rights abuses and corruption, has died aged 95. Mr. Mugabe reportedly died in Singapore, where he has often received medical treatment in recent years.

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The country’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed the news on his official Twitter account. “It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabe,” a post on Mnangagwa’s official presidential Twitter account said.