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Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies

Morgan Tsvangirai, longtime leader of Zimbabwe’s opposition, former prime minister, and Robert Mugabe’s nemesis, has just passed away. Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has died aged 65. He had been suffering from colon cancer for at least two years, but his condition deteriorated rapidly in recent days despite treatment …

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Simon Muzenda Zimbabwe politician

Simon Vengai Muzenda (28 October 1922 – 20 September 2003) was a Zimbabwean politician who served as Deputy Prime Minister from 1980 to 1987 and as Vice-President of Zimbabwe from 1987 to 2003 under President Robert Mugabe. LIFE AND CAREER Muzenda was born in the Gutu District of the Victoria …

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Ian Smith Prime Minister of Rhodesia

Ian Douglas Smith, GCLM, ID (8 April 1919 – 20 November 2007) was a politician, farmer and fighter pilot who served as Prime Minister of Rhodesia (or Southern Rhodesia) from 1964 to 1979. The country’s first premier not born abroad, he led the predominantly white government that unilaterally declared independence …

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Zimbabwe Obituary – Nationalist Eddison Zvobgo

Eddison Zvobgo, a Zimbabwean nationalist leader and Harvard-trained lawyer who won a reputation for his acerbic wit in negotiations to secure his country’s independence from Britain, died in Harare, the capital, last Sunday. He was 69. His death in St. Anne’s hospital after a long illness was announced by ZANU-PF, …

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