Today Zimbabweans are remembering Former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe two years after he passed away at the age of 95.
Robert Mugabe died on this day, September 6, 2019, at Gleneagles Hospital in Singapore.
The independence icon had been in power for 37 years until he was toppled by a military coup in 2017.
Robert Mugabe was one of the oldest African presidents. He served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017.
Here are some of the reactions from Twitter:
— OPEAAL (@OPEAAL1) September 6, 2021
— Capitalk 100.4FM (@capitalkfm) September 6, 2021
Two years ago, this day you rested‼️
In breaking the news of Cde Mugabe’s death Cde ED said RGM was an icon of liberation, a pan-Africanist who dedicated his life to the emancipation & empowerment of his people.
Feb 21, 1924 – Sep 06, 2019.
Continue resting in peace RGM. pic.twitter.com/ujkFT1IfZ5
— 🇿🇼 ZANU PF PATRIOTS 🇿🇼 (@zanupf_patriots) September 6, 2021
You will always remain a hero and inspirational leader of your time to many people not only in Zimbabwe and Africa but the rest of the world. Long Live your legacy. RIP President RG Mugabe pic.twitter.com/KL9lgAMyXu
— Chimoto (@joecharex) September 6, 2021
Two years today after Mugabe’s death, ZANU PF refuses to reform and digs deeper into vile authoritarian practices that Mugabe never did; creating own opposition, taking away opposition money, MPs, councillors, HQ and creating own Muzorewa, corruption now common place! pic.twitter.com/bGWjTBUVT7
— Pedzisai Ruhanya (@PedzisaiRuhanya) September 6, 2021
What time is it? I’m thinking it’s Mugabe hours pic.twitter.com/atmXzXG0OO
— donald boat 🪐 (@laserboat999) September 6, 2021
I know you now have access to office wifi 🙈🙈🙈 watch this amazing insights into Mugabe’s legacy – Mugabe, ED Same Coin Different Size – Remembering Mugabe 2 Years After H… https://t.co/999srLy6fh via @YouTube
— Dhara Blessed Mhlanga (@bbmhlanga) September 6, 2021
1/ On the second anniversary of the death of Cde R.Mugabe. He was a symbol of the liberation struggle against white minority rule, Nationalism, Pan-Africanism, Patriotism, Black Emancipation, Empowerment & Indigenization, Courage, Intelligence… pic.twitter.com/PFjozZLmUh
— Hosia Mviringi (@MviringiHosia) September 6, 2021
He was a man of wisdom.
Straight to point
Continue resting RG Mugabe pic.twitter.com/pCpqcG8aFv
— Nkosi🇿🇼🤎🇿🇦 (@SheunesuBeta) September 6, 2021
It’s been two years since Mugabe died. You will trend today as always. RIP RGM pic.twitter.com/EMcrCDDnEy
— Robert Mukondiwa (@zimrobbie) September 6, 2021
Two years today, 6th September, Zimbabwe’s founding Pres R.G Mugabe drew his last breath.This message from the grave will continue to haunt us until fixed! The coup was a blemish to Zim democracy. Institutions r militarised & fair political contestation an impossibility. MHSRIP🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/tGIK8LxPvi
— Lloyd Msipa (@LloydMsipa) September 6, 2021
Two years ago, Gushungo you rested. Principled to the end, we cherish the leadership you provided. Freedom, unity, empowerment, education and peace. We shall never forget.pic.twitter.com/ds0UwKhnN2
— Saviour Kasukuwere (@Hon_Kasukuwere) September 6, 2021
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