Morgan Tsvangirai news become top local circulating news on social media, blogs and online news sites
Morgan Tsvangirai news become top local circulating news on social media, blogs and online news sites for the week starting on the 14th of February 2018, the day that he lost the battle against colon cancer. Barely would one browse online news sites, social media sites like Facebook and twitter as well other blogs in Zimbabwe and fail to come across news about Morgan Tsvangirai at least 3 times. What does this explain to the world? Could it mean that the man was so popular with people or was he the people's Hero?
Morgan Tsvangirai died on the 14th of February 2018, Wednesday last week in South Africa where he was receiving treatment for colon cancer but unfortunately he succumbed to it. Morgan Tsvangirai was the Leader of Zimbabwe's main opposition part the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). He died at 65 and from the hour of his death news about him became the most written, read and shared on social media and other online news sites and blogs with Newsday being the leading.
The news that people are sharing online about Morgan Tsvangirai are diversified. Below are some of the things people are generally sharing about the late:
- Circumstances that led to his death - Some of the news and article cover this subject, how he got sick, treatment procedures and attempts, his health in general before he died and how he finally succumbed.
- Condolence messages and articles - People are also circulating condolence messages and articles as tribute to the late MRT. These are on almost all the major local media platforms especially online based.
- Burial related news and articles - Quiet a number of news and articles here relating to his burial. These cover burial arrangements, proceedings as well as other controversial issues such as outcries from some that he should be declared a National Hero.
- Succession related articles - These are covering articles to do with his succession as well as other to do with the general succession wars in the party that surfaced during the last days of Morgan Tsvangirai.
Why are so many people concerned about this man and his death? Could it be that he emerged to be the people's hero, or that people are just fanatic. Had he won the people's trust, support and faith? What do you think?
Rest In Peace Morgan Tsvangirai, may the lord comfort the family, sorry for the loss.