Robert Mugabe: From resistance hero to African autocrat

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s founding father and first post-war leader, died in Singapore hospital aged 95, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced Friday."It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe's founding father and former President... Robert Mugabe," Emmerson Mnangagwa said in a tweet.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."