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Zimbabwe: Mugabe’s family rejects order to exhume his remains

– – The family of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has rejected an order from a traditional court for the exhumation of his remains. A traditional chief   has ordered the exhumation of Robert Mugabe’s remains and their reburial at the national heroes’ shrine in Harare after accusing the late leader’s wife of breaking local custom by interring him at his… Read More
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Trump compared to Mugabe amid looming election defeat

– – A former US official has compared President Donald Trump to Zimbabwe’s late leader Robert Mugabe. Samantha Power’s comparison was in relation to Trump’s comments alleging fraud, without evidence, in the US election. President Trump had claimed that he was being cheated out of re-election, blaming his dwindling chances for re-election on votes cast illegally. He has been widely… Read More
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Mugabe left behind $10 mln and properties but no will

The late former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe reportedly left behind $10 million in his bank account together with other properties. State media Herald newspaper on Tuesday published the list of Mugabe’s estate but indicated there was no will to distribute the properties. The newspaper listed some of the properties left behind to include: four houses, 10 cars, one farm,… Read More
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Robert Mugabe finally buried in hometown of Kutama

Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe has been laid to rest in his hometown rural village of Kutama. The former President who died at the age of 95 was interred at his Kutama Mission homestead in Zvimba alongside his late mother, Bona, and brothers — Albert and Donato. The burial of Mugabe’s body delayed after a state funeral was held on… Read More
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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe will now be buried in hometown

The family of former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has said he will now be buried in his hometown of Zvimba following a row with the government. The body of Mr. Mugabe aged 95 has not been buried after his funeral was held on September, 14 because of the row over his resting place. The Zimbabwean government had insisted that the… Read More
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Zimbabwe’s ex-President Mugabe died of cancer

The cause of death of Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe has been revealed by the current President, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mugabe is reported to have died from cancer after his chemotherapy treatment was stopped. Local state-run Herald newspaper quoted his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa as saying that “In fact, when we discussed about the issue, it turned out that treatment had stopped.… Read More
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Why Mugabe will be buried in 30 days

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe will be buried at Heroes’ Acre but his family says that will take place in 30 days. His nephew Leo Mugabe told journalists on Friday that chiefs in Mugabe’s village have agreed that he should be buried at the Heroes’ Acre. But the chiefs will need 30 days to perform rituals for his burial as… Read More
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Photos: Mourners view Robert Mugabe’s body

Thousands of Zimbabweans have been viewing Robert Mugabe’s body ahead of state funeral before his burial. The former president of Zimbabwe died in Singapore at a hospital where he was undergoing medical treatment. He died aged 95 and has been declared a national hero by the government. A state funeral will take place at the national football stadium in Harare… Read More
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Mugabe to be buried at Heroes’ Acre national monument

Family of Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe has now agreed for him to be buried at the Heroes’ Acre national monument near the capital, Harare. The final burial place of the former leader has been contentious for days now since his death. The family wanted a private burial ceremony which was not to take place at the Heroes park in… Read More
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Zimbabwe: Stampede at Mugabe body viewing

There has been a stampede at the viewing of the body of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe at the Rufaro Stadium on Thursday. SADC News reported of several people sustaining injuries during the stampede as scores line up to have a final viewing of Mugabe’s body. Police have since tightened security at the pitch here Mugabe’s coffin has been placed… Read More