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Robert Mugabe’s family reject government burial plans

Robert Mugabe’s family reject government burial plans



Family says former Zimbabwe leader will be buried at home, against authorities’ wishesThe family of Robert Mugabe has said he will be buried at his home town in private, in an apparent snub to the government, which wants to inter him at a national monument.Leo Mugabe, a nephew of Zimbabwe’s late ruler, said the ceremony would probably be held early next week in Zvimba, about 60 miles north-west of the capital, Harare. “That is the decision of the family since last night unless something changes,” he told the Guardian. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/12/robert-mugabe-family-reject-government-burial-plans-zimbabwe

Author : Nyasha Chingono in Harare and Jason Burke

Publish date : 2019-09-12 14:35:37

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