Zimbabwe’s Morgan Tsvangirai, Longtime Mugabe Foe, Dies At 65

  Morgan Tsvangirai, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader who fought Robert Mugabe’s regime for many years, died on Wednesday after battling against cancer, a party … Continue reading Zimbabwe’s Morgan Tsvangirai, Longtime Mugabe Foe, Dies At 65


(FILE PHOTO) Zimbabwe Opposition Leader, Morgan Tsvangirai
(FILE PHOTO) Zimbabwe opposition Leader, Morgan Tsvangirai

 

Morgan Tsvangirai, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader who fought Robert Mugabe’s regime for many years, died on Wednesday after battling against cancer, a party official said.

“It is sad for me to announce that we have lost our icon and fighter for democracy,” Elias Mudzuri, one of the vice-presidents of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party, said on Twitter.

Tsvangirai’s death was confirmed to AFP by another senior party member. He was 65.

AFP