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Group blasts Zim govt over splurge on Mugabe burial shrine

Ibhetshu Likazulu, a Bulawayo based pressure group advocating for Gukurahundi victims' reparation, has slammed government for its decision to construct an expensive mausoleum for late former President Robert Mugabe at the National Heroes Acre's hilltop while scores of the...

Shocker! Robert Mugabe has no personal property in Harare

Zanu-PF has title to former President Robert Mugabe's houses -- the imposing Blue Roof mansion in Borrowdale and a Mount Pleasant property occupied by his daughter, Bona, details have emerged. Mugabe family spokesperson Mr Leo Mugabe confirmed yesterday that Zimbabwe's...

Tears and tributes as African leaders bid farewell to Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe was honored as an icon, principled leader and African intellectual giant at a state funeral on Saturday. Mugabe led Zimbabwe for 37 years, from independence until he was ousted by the army in November 2017, by...

Heads of State, dignitaries swarm Zimbabwe for Mugabe farewell

Serving and former heads of state and other dignitaries have been descending on Harare since Friday ahead of official events to mark former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s send-off. With the rift between Mugabe family and the government over the burial plan...

Rift over Zimbabwe’s Mugabe burial site resolved for national shrine

Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe will be buried at a national shrine in Harare on Sunday, the Mugabe family spokesman said on Friday, contradicting comments a day earlier which suggested the family was resisting the government’s burial plans. Mugabe, who ruled...

Mugabe’s family firms their stand on his final resting place

Relatives of Robert Mugabe have expressed their anger at being railroaded by Zimbabwe’s government over plans for the former leader’s funeral and burial. A statement, issued by Mr Mugabe’s nephew Patrick Zhuwao, said family members had not been consulted. “We have...

Zimbabweans to view Mugabe’s body at Rufaro Stadium

The body of Zimbabwe former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe is expected to be taken to Rufaro Stadium today and tomorrow to afford citizens from the country's 10 provinces an opportunity to bid him farewell. His body arrived home from Singapore...

Mugabe’s body arrives Zimbabwe, burial place still undecided

The plane transporting the body of Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe has arrived in the capital, the plane touched down at Harare’s Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport shortly after 1330 GMT Mugabe’s wife Grace and Zimbabwean Vice President Kembo Mohadi...

Robert Mugabe’s body leaves Singapore for burial in Zimbabwe

The body of Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe was en route from Singapore to Zimbabwe on Wednesday, five days after he died in hospital in the city-state, according to an event schedule issued by his embassy and flight data. Mugabe’s...

Some MDC members insist on demonstration at Mugabe’s funeral

Divisions have emerged within the MDC on how to react to former Zimbabwean president and Zanu PF strongman Robert Mugabe's death in Singapore on Friday. While the party's leadership including president Nelson Chamisa have suggested it would be uncultured to...
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President Museveni declared winner of Uganda election

Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected, electoral officials say, amid accusations of vote rigging by his main...
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