'Battle for the corpse of Mugabe' – Former leader laid to rest in reinforced grave, tamper-proof casket

2019-09-30 12:15

After weeks of delays, Zimbabwe's former ruler Robert Mugabe was finally buried over the weekend, closing a battle between the state and his family over the fate of his remains.

Mugabe to be buried Saturday at rural home : family

2019-09-28 07:39

Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe will be buried on Saturday afternoon, his nephew says, after the remains were moved from his Harare house to his rural village ahead of the burial.

UPDATE: Zimbabwe's Mugabe will be buried at home village on Saturday

2019-09-26 18:36

Zimbabwe has announced that ex-president Robert Mugabe will be buried at his home village in Zvimba as requested by his family.

Mugabe was a towering figure against colonialism – Ramaphosa

2019-09-20 19:20

President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a hero and pan-Africanist who fought colonialism.

Mpumelelo Mkhabela: Let Mugabe's life's work speak for itself

2019-09-19 12:33

It matters not that at some frozen moments in the past, a person did good or bad. What matters is the evolution of their work over time to the present, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Thabo Mbeki hails Robert Mugabe as a true African patriot

2019-09-17 21:36

Former president Thabo Mbeki has lauded the work done by former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, calling him a combatant and true African patriot.

Mugabe gets low-key farewell in Zimbabwe home village

2019-09-16 20:00

The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who died on September 6, has arrived in his home village for a subdued farewell at a dusty sports field after a weekend state funeral with African leaders in the capital.

Ramaphosa deploys special envoys to African heads of state over tensions in South Africa

2019-09-15 11:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads of state and governments across Africa amid tensions and violence in the country.

WATCH | Mugabe Memorial: 'South Africans are not xenophobic' - Ramaphosa booed, apologises for violent attacks

2019-09-14 14:20

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has been booed at former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s memorial in Harare.


UPDATE | Robert Mugabe buried in low-key ceremony with a no-show from senior govt officials

2019-09-28 22:07

The family of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe gathered in his rural homestead on Saturday, three weeks after his death, to attend a much-awaited burial ceremony in the village of Kutama.

Mugabe's body back home ahead of weekend burial

2019-09-27 09:47

The remains of Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe who died early this month, have been moved from his Harare house to his rural village ahead of burial expected this weekend, his family says.

Robert Mugabe died of cancer - Zimbabwe media

2019-09-23 12:22

Zimbabwe's founding president Robert Mugabe had "advanced cancer" when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reports.

Zimbabwe chiefs demand Mugabe be buried according to traditions

2019-09-20 13:13

As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions.

Mugabe's funeral fuels tensions due to traditional beliefs, rituals

2019-09-18 11:23

As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions.

Zimbabwe’s currency rout makes Argentina’s seem like a mere blip

2019-09-17 10:25

Zimbabwe's new currency has lost 81% of its value this year against the dollar.

Mugabe Memorial: Family say they weren't expecting stadium to be 'this empty', citizens say work kept them away

2019-09-15 17:11

While the Zimbabwean government and former President Robert Mugabe's family had indicated plans to take his remains to Zvimba, his home village following his funeral, this was later ditched.

WATCH | Former and current African leaders bid farewell to Mugabe

2019-09-14 18:59

While Zimbabweans failed to fill the 60 000-capacity national sports stadium at the funeral of their long-time former president Robert Mugabe, African leaders made their presence felt.

Mugabe Memorial: Heads of state expected to pay tribute to Zimbabwe's former president

2019-09-14 10:31

Different heads of state are expected to pay tribute to Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe.

African leaders to pay tribute to Mugabe

2019-09-14 08:55

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe will be given a state funeral with a dozen African leaders expected to pay tribute to a man lauded as a colonial-era liberation hero.

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