There have been mixed reactions across Africa following the news of the death of former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe.
The popular Freedom fighter died at the age of 95 after battling ill health for some months, according to his family.
Mugabe’s family has confirmed that he died in Singapore surrounded by family including his wife, Grace.
Mugabe was born on 21 February 1924, in what was then Rhodesia.
He led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and has ruled the country for decades
Mugabe was Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader but resigned from power after a military takeover in November 2017.
But because of the mixed fortunes of Zimbabwe during his stay in power, mixed reactions have also greeted his death.
On Social media, Africans have been reacting to the news of Mugabe’s passing.
Most Zimbos in dispora & SA promised to come back after Mugabe dies. They should keep their promise. The guy is dead, finito! No resurrection this time! #RIPMugabe
— SaveZimbabwe🇿🇼 (@Save_Our_Zim) September 6, 2019
There is no hunger when you have land! Zimbabweans are rich with land filled with minerals yet South Africans lives in poverty, instability and chaos and a nameless country but acts superior in all forms. R. Mugabe was hated by white! #RIPMugabe You shall never be forgotten! 🙏 pic.twitter.com/o1voPzppKK
— Zex Ngwane (@BhutiZex) September 6, 2019
We love Mugabe and we hate whites, its not a secret..
We know Whites hate Mugabe, not a big deal.. can we mourn Our Global Icon In Peace, Please Haters?#RIPMugabe
— Kabza! (@Lilcoolkaybee) September 6, 2019
— Fellow Africans (@FellowAfricans) September 6, 2019
— BomelaTheDesigner (@wandilebomela) September 6, 2019
Mugabe, a freedom fighter that refused to sellout to the British Empire & Royal Family
7 degrees, including a masters in economics & law, earning 2 while serving a decade in prison by the Empire for fighting against occupation.
— 🇸🇴 ❤️🖤💚 The Bullsh!t Slayer – B1 🇸🇴 (@BullshitSlayer) September 6, 2019
— Xabiso Mtwana (@MtwanaXabiso) September 6, 2019