Tag: Tsvangirai

Tsvangirai is buried in rural home

Thousands of people in Zimbabwe have gathered for the burial of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, whose death from cancer exacerbated divisions within a movement preparing for elections this year. A hearse carrying Tsvangirai’s body in a white casket on Tuesday drove slowly through crowds to a school ground near his rural […]

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe opposition leader, dies aged 65

Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe opposition leader, dies aged 65

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 in neighbouring South Africa. His death will be an enormous blow to the opposition in Zimbabwe, coming only months […]