Opposition leader in Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai is dead. Morgan Tsvangirai was the opposition leader who fought former president Robert Mugabe to a stand still. His death was reported by his children early this week. A Facebook user, Albie Matarutse described Tsvangirai as “A good president and Father of Democracy “in Zimbabwe. Many Zimbabwean were thrown into shock on his death. May his soul rest in perfect peace.
Many Zimbabwean citizens were seen in the street of Harare mourning the death of Tsvangirai. The mother of Morgan Tsvangirai, Mbuya Tsvangirai was devastated at the death of her son, Morgan. Mbuya was more worried when she announced during the death of Morgan that her daughter, Miriro is sick.
MDC-T Deputy Treasurer General Charlton Hwende announced in a statement on Facebook on Saturday morning that Miriro died on Friday night.
“Miriro Tsvangirai, sister of our icon, Morgan Tsvangirai, passed away last night. MHSRIP,” said Hwende.
Miriro Tsvangirai (47) died at home on Friday. Her brother Manasa said her health deteriorated after she returned home.
“She was asthmatic and had heart complications. Moreover, she was admitted at Parirenyatwa Hospital. Miriro was taken to her home when government asked people to withdraw their relatives from hospitals. This is because of massive strike by health workers,” he said.
Her ill health became worst after she was withdrawn from hospital leading. This led to her death at home yesterday [Friday] at night.
She would be buried at Mubaira growth point in Mhondoro today. Meanwhile, mourners were gathered at the late MDC-T leader’s Strathaven home.
The MDC-T, Tsvangirai died in February. Moreover, he was buried at his rural home in Buhera.-Standard.