Moi mourns Mugabe as icon in Africa’s independence struggle
SEE ALSO :Robert Mugabe dies aged 95“Mugabe will be remembered as one of the leading lights of Africa's independence struggle, one who left an enduring legacy of patriotism, and who stood for the dignity and respect for the African continent.” Senator Moi described Mugabe as a pan-Africanist who played a major role in the fight against apartheid in South Africa. He added that Mugabe was an astute politician who will be remembered for his eloquence and an unwavering stand in matters concerning the welfare of Zimbabweans and Africans in general. “Robert was a good friend who visited Kenya on several occasions, cementing the cordial relationship between the two countries,” Moi added. Mugabe was hospitalised in Singapore for months for an undisclosed ailment.
SEE ALSO :Robert Mugabe, the milestonesHe has been in ill health since his ouster and humiliating removal from office in November 2017. He was succeeded by Emmerson Mnangagwa.
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