Zimbabwe strongman Mugabe dead at 95

Published on 6 Sep 2019 4:07:43 PM

Robert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, died aged 95 on Friday, two years after the army brought an ignominious end to almost four decades of his iron-fisted rule.

Mugabe died in Singapore, where he has often received medical treatment in recent years.