In a shocking turn of events, Zimbabwe former Prime Minister Robert Mugabe passed away on Friday morning after a prolonged illness. He was 95.
Mugabe had been battling ill-health and was being treated in Singapore since April.
Mugabe was removed from office in a military coup in November 2017 after spending over 30 years in power. Controversial Mugabe was accused of vote rigging, intimidation and embezzlement before being booted from power in 2017 after a military coup.
However the Zimbabwean leader was given the royal treatment on his state visit to the UK 25 years’ ago, including a carriage ride with the Queen and a lavish banquet