Former Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe has died, Jupdateafrica.com can confirm.
According to reports, he died in a hospital in Singapore Friday morning. The report added that he passed on after battling ill health, his family confirmed to the BBC.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa confirming the sad news said; “It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabe,” Mnangagwa tweet early on Friday.
“His contribution to the history of our nation and continent will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in eternal peace.” he added.
Mr. Mugabe was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017, ending his three-decade reign.