Robert Mugabe dies at 95: Video of his speech after victory in 1980 pops up

Robert Mugabe dies at 95: Video of his speech after victory in 1980 pops up

- The late Robert Mugabe was born in February 12, 1924

- He was president for Zimbabwe from 1980 until he was overthrown in a coup in 2017

- A video of his first speech after victory in 1980 has popped up online

News of the death of Zimbabwe’s ex-President Robert Mugabe has stirred emotions across the globe especially in Africa and already, people are sharing historic moments of the late leader.

The late leader won Zimbabwe’s first elections after the country gained independence from former colonial power UK, making him the prime minister in 1980.

He later became president after he abolished the office of the prime minister in 1987.

A video of the late president’s first speech after he clinched victory in 1980 has surfaced and has been spotted on a popular Facebook page.

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The video has already garnered some reactions on social media with many sending in messages of condolences amid emotions.

YEN.com.gh early reported that the former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has reportedly died at the age of 95.

He died after battling ill health for some months, according to his family. He was Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader and was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017.

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Source: Yen

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