Mugabe died in Singapore, where he has often received medical treatment in recent years, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed the former president passing on Twitter.
“It is with utmost sadness that I announce the passing of Zimbabwe’s founding father and former president, Robert Mugabe,” the tweet said.
“[Mugabe] was an icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist who dedicated his life to the emancipation and empowerment of his people.
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