The final funeral rites of the longest serving president of Zimbabwe, the late Robert Mugabe, has been announced.
According to Zimbabwean Information Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa, Robert Mugabe will be buried on Sunday, 15th September 2019.
The Minister said:
“The body is expected in Zimbabwe, Harare airport, anytime on Wednesday, 11 September 2019. On Thursday and Friday the body will be taken to the stadium, to allow members of the public to pay their last respects, Saturday the state funeral will be held and on Sunday the body will be buried”.
The death of the former president on Thursday night in a clinic in Singapore marks the definitive end of an era in the former British colony.
Mugabe, who died aged 95, ruled Zimbabwe for close to four decades before being ousted in a military takeover in November 2017.