Zimbabwe Democratization Advocate Morgan Tsvangirai Dead at 65

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai known for his lengthy, dogged quest to end the regime of longtime President Robert Mugabe, has died, just months after Mugabe caved to pressure to step down after decades in power.

His life’s mission took its toll: Tsvangirai, who was 65, died Wednesday in South Africa after a long battle with cancer.  

"I can confirm that he died this evening. The family communicated this to me," Movement for Democratic Change (*MDC) party Vice President  Elias Mudzuri told Reuters.

Even in his final months, Tsvangirai did not slow...

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By: VOA - 5 days ago

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