MDC founding president Morgan Tsvangirai died

14 February 2018   Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s longtime opposition party leader and former Prime Minister Richard Morgan Tsvangirai died on this day in 2018. Tsvangirai succumbed to colon cancer in Johannesburg. Tsvangirai was the president of the MDC-T party at the time of his death, which he co-founded as Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in 1999.

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