Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Dies

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the death of his predecessor on Twitter, saying: "Cde Mugabe was 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".

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Robert Mugabe attends the 12th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on February 2, 2009

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