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beyond the graveFormer Zimbabwepresident Robert Mugabe
beyond the graveFormer Zimbabwepresident Robert Mugabe


Controversial in life for a leadership style many consider dictatorial and in death after bitter disputes between the state and his family over his burial place, Robert Mugabe is proving to be a man who is larger than life.

Just this week, a traditional court summons was delivered to his widow, Grace, at the family’s residence, the plush Blue Roof in Harare’s leafy Borrowdale suburb. In it, Chief Zvimba demanded that the former Zimbabwean president’s remains be exhumed and reburied because correct procedures had not been followed the first time.

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