Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s opposition leader, is dead

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Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe’s longtime opposition leader and former Prime Minister, who fought former President Robert Mugabe tooth and nail, has died.

He died in a South African hospital at the age of 65, a spokesman to his party Nelson Chamisa announced on Wednesday.

Reports said Mr. Tsvangirai had been in and out of hospital since disclosing in June 2016 that he had colon cancer. He traveled back early in January to Johannesburg for another round of treatment but did not survive.

The leader of the Movement for Democratic Change who known as a torn in the flesh of the former Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe and his ruling ZANU-PF party.

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