Mugabe to be buried at his rural Kutama Village, family rejects Heroes’ Acre
SEE ALSO :Robert Mugabe dies aged 95President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was at the forefront of the 2017 military coup that ended Mugabe’s 37-year rule, had declared Mugabe a national hero after his death, indicating he should be buried at the national monument. According to reports, some family members are still bitter over Mugabe’s ouster and the role his former ally Mnangagwa played. Zimbabweans are expected to view the body and pay their last respects for the next two days at Rufaro Stadium, where almost 40 years ago, Mugabe raised Zimbabwe’s flag of independence ending years of white-minority rule. As Mugabe will be laid to rest next week, Zimbabweans are still divided on whether to celebrate Mugabe as a hero who inspired the independence of Zimbabwe or a villain who ruled with an iron fist that plunged the country into dictatorship. ?
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