Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has died in South Africa, a senior official in his MDC party has said.
Tsvangirai, 65, a former prime minister, had reportedly been suffering from colon cancer.
"He died this evening. The family communicated this to me," MDC vice president Elias Mudzuri told Reuters.
Mudzuri tweeted: “As you are aware that our MDC T President, Dr Morgan Richard Tsvangirai has not been feeling well for some time, it is sad
Mr Tsvangirai's career was marked by a long political struggle against former President Robert Mugabe.
He had been beaten and imprisoned numerous times.