Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai ‘has cancer’.

Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has revealed that he can cancer of the colon, Zimbabwe’s private NewsDay newspaper reports

Mr Tsvangirai is a long-standing opponent of President Robert Mugabe
Mr Tsvangirai is a long-standing opponent of President Robert Mugabe

It quotes a statement by the 64-year-old opposition leader as saying: 

“On 8 May 2016, my Zimbabwean doctors referred me to South Africa, where a further diagnosis revealed that I am suffering from cancer of the colon.”

He says he is receiving chemotherapy after being diagnosed with cancer of the colon

AFP news agency quotes the 64-year-old as saying: 

“This health condition is unfortunate but can be faced by anyone. I intend to confront this development with the determination to overcome it.”

BBC
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