Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first post-independence leader, has died at the age of 95, Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed on Twitter. Mugabe was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017, ending his three-decade reign. While the West regards the 95-year-old as an autocrat, some in Africa saw him as an anti-colonial champion.
He was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017, ending his three-decade reign.
Mnangagwa won by 50.8%
'The fact that both leaders are serving out the terms of other presidents could be to their advantage or it could work against them.'
Zimbabwe's foreign affairs and international trade minister says Mnangagwa is ready to hand over power
Jonathan Moyo suggested on his Twitter page last week that Mnangagwa and his deputy, Chiwengwa, could be planning to rig the vote.
"President Mnangagwa was anointed by God himself to lead this nation. Together with his wife, they were put here so that they lead the sheep of God."
According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, Masisi was expected to hold talks with his Zimbabwean counterpart, President Emmerson Mnangagwa.