Singapore: Hero of African independence Mugabe dies in Gleneagles Hospital

Footage filmed on Friday shows Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore where former Zimbabwean revolutionary leader Robert Mugabe passed away. Mugabe was Zimbabwe's first elected post-independence prime minister. He led the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) while in prison fighting for the independence of Zimbabwe, formerly the British Crown colony of Southern Rhodesia. In 1979, he took part in... Еще peace negotiations with the United Kingdom, ending the Rhodesian Bush War and leading to the creation and recognition of the independent Republic of Zimbabwe. The news was announced by the current president of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa, who tweeted earlier 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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