The former president and founding father of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe have been confirmed dead.
He had been battling for his life for some time now leaving the presidency.
He was 95 years old.
The former president had been battling poor health for some time
It was announced by the incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa two weeks ago that doctors in Singapore who had been treating him there since April had discontinued his treatment.
Mnangagwa is currently attending the World Economic Forum in Cape Town and will travel back to Zimbabwe.
It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe's founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabe (1/2)— President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) September 6, 2019
RIP to the former the president of Zimbabwe.