Zimbabwe's former National Army Chief dies hours after Mugabe's death

Zimbabwe's former National Army Chief dies hours after Mugabe's death

- Former Zimbabwean National Army Chief of Staff has reportedly died few hours after the death of Robert Mugabe

- Major General Trust Mugoba reportedly passed away after suffering an ailment

-Robert Mugabe was ousted in a coup in November 2017, few months after Mugoba’s departure to the African Union

The former Zimbabwean National Army Chief of Staff, Major General Trust Mugoba has reportedly passed away a few hours after the reported death of Robert Mugabe.

According to reports, Mugoba died at a private hospital in Harare a week after he was admitted with an undisclosed ailment.

Robert Mugabe was ousted in a coup in November 2017, few months after Mugoba’s departure to the African Union where he assumed the position of Chief of Staff of the continental’s body’s Stand-by Force.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has died at the age of 95 after battling ill health for some months.

He was Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader and was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017.

Mugabe was born on February 21, 1924, in what was then Rhodesia.

For nearly four decades after the country's independence from Britain in 1980, Mr Mugabe was Zimbabwe's leader.

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