Egypt former President Morsi has died
Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi dies
Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom. A former top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi was in court for a hearing on charges of espionage. He was 67. Morsi was ousted by the army in July 2013 following mass protests a year after he took office as the country's first democratically elected leader. On #SAfmTalkingPoint with Bongi Gwala spoke to Mr Ibrahim Deen, Researcher at the Afro Middle East Centre.