Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is dead, according to Elias Mudzuri, the vice president of his party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).
‘As you are aware that our MDC T President, Dr Morgan Richard Tsvangirai has not been feeling well for some time, it is sad for me to announce that we have lost our icon and fighter for democracy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, the party and the nation at this hour,’ Mr. Mudzuri said on Twitter.
Mr Tsvangirai, 65, died in South Africa where he was undergoing cancer treatment.
The former prime minister had reportedly been suffering from colon cancer.