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Robert Mugabe's family pushes back against Zim government's burial plan

WorldNews Monday, 9 September 2019 ()
Robert Mugabe's family pushes back against Zim government's burial planHarare - The family of Zimbabwe founder Robert Mugabe is pushing back against the government's plan to bury him at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare and wants him to be buried in his home village instead, three relatives told Reuters. Zimbabweans have been confused about when and where they would get to pay their last respects to Mugabe since his death in a Singapore hospital on Friday after a long illness. Mugabe had dominated Zimbabwean politics for almost four decades from independence in 1980 until he was removed by his own army in a November 2017 coup. Revered by many as a liberator who freed his people from white minority rule, Mugabe was vilified by others for wrecking one...
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News video: Bigger Than Life Ousted Zimbabwean Leader Mugabe Dead At 95

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Zimbabweans on Saturday mourned the death of their founding father Robert Mugabe. However, Reuters reports there was confusion over when his body would be returned from abroad for burial. Bulawayo Mugabe died on Friday at age 95 in Singapore, two years after he was toppled in a coup. He was one of...

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