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Robert Mugabe death: Zimbabwe’s former president dies, aged 95

Zimbabwe’s long-serving president Robert Mugabe has died in Singapore at the age of 95, the current president Emmerson Mnangagwa said. Mugabe had been travelling regularly to Singapore for treatment and died after a long battle with illness, his family said. He ruled Zimbabwe for nearly four decades, before he was forced out in a …

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Dawda Jawara, Founding Father of Gambia, Dies at 95

Dawda Jawara, a veterinarian-turned-politician who led Gambia to independence from the British and then presided over the country as it became one of Africa’s longest-running democracies, died on Aug. 27 at his home in Fajara, a coastal suburb of Banjul, the capital. He was 95. Mr. Jawara was long hailed …

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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Whose Art Made Color Move, Is Dead at 95

His other signature works, labyrinths of colored light that he called “chromosaturations,” plunge participants into a series of intense, stimulating and sometimes destabilizing “chromatic situations,” as he called them. “So intense is the light that the colors seem to be felt rather than seen, like heat,” Holland Cotter of The …

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