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An attendee at the memorial service held by South African political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in honour of the late Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe takes pictures with a wax model of the former president in Soweto, Johannesburg on September 12, 2019. GULSHAN KHAN | AFP

Robert Mugabe’s funeral fuels tensions due to traditional beliefs, rituals

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.
An attendee at the memorial service held by South African political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in honour of the late Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe takes pictures with a wax model of the former president in Soweto, Johannesburg on September 12, 2019. GULSHAN KHAN | AFP

African leaders to pay tribute at Robert Mugabe state funeral

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

Robert Mugabe’s burial: Zimbabwean government didn’t consult us – family

The family of the late former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has said that the Government of Zimbabwe didn’t involve it in the arrangements for the burial of the deceased.
Zimbabweans wait for the arrival of the body of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to the country after he died on Friday (September 6) in Singapore after a long illness, Harare, Zimbabwe, September 11, 2019. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko

Thousands welcome Robert Mugabe’s remains

The body of Zimbabwe’s ex-president, Robert Mugabe, arrived home yesterday for burial in a country divided over the legacy of a former liberation hero whose 37-year rule was marked by repression and economic ruin.

Robert Mugabe died a ‘very bitter’ man – nephew

Robert Mugabe’s nephew has said the former Zimbabwean leader died a “very bitter” man.

Robert Mugabe: A leader loved and hated in equal measure by Zimbabweans

Loved and hated in almost equal measure by Zimbabweans, the former teacher was best known for leading Zimbabwe to independence, his controversial land reform programme, his hatred of any political opposition and his very glamorous young wife Grace.

Grace Mugabe faces new assault charge

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing a new charge of assault, which stems from an incident involving her housekeeper.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Malabu scandal: EFCC urged to seize Dan Etete’s $56 million private jet

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been urged to seize a private jet owned by a former Nigerian minister of petroleum, Dan Etete.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

Emmerson Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after protest crackdown

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has landed back in Harare, state television said on Tuesday, after cutting short a foreign tour over nationwide protests that were met with a brutal security crackdown.

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe

South African authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe, wife of deposed Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, over the alleged assault of a South African model in August 2017.

Robert Mugabe ‘was forewarned about the coup that toppled him from power’ – ex-aide

Zimbabwean former president Robert Mugabe trusted his then deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa and ex-defence force chief Constantino Chiwenga more than those who "warned" him that the two were plotting a coup against him, his former aide has said.
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Robert Mugabe’s ministers in court on corruption charges

Two former ministers under Robert Mugabe appeared in court in Harare on Wednesday on corruption charges, nearly a year after Zimbabwe’s long-time ruler was ousted from power.
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Report: Zimbabwean court relaxes Grace Mugabe sister’s bail conditions

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe's sister, who was arrested on fraud charges for allegedly reselling state-allocated land for a massive profit four years ago, has successfully applied to have her bail conditions relaxed, a report says.

Zimbabwe’s ailing Robert Mugabe, wife Grace flown to Singapore in government-chartered private jet

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, have reportedly been flown out of the country for "emergency" medical treatment in Singapore.
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Grace Mugabe’s sister arrested on fraud charges

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe's sister has been arrested on fraud charges for allegedly reselling state-allocated land for a massive profit four years ago, a newspaper said on Saturday.

Report: Robert Mugabe ex-ally slams former first lady Grace Mugabe after she praises President...

A former ally of Robert Mugabe has slammed his wife Grace, saying members of a powerful ruling party faction loyal to the former president never considered her to be their leader.
Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ahead of his press conference at his Blue Roof Residence in Harare. Clement Manyathela-EWN.

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe accepts Emmerson Mnangagwa as president

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe has said he now accepts President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country’s legitimate leader after initially accusing him of leading a “disgraceful” de facto coup that ended his near four-decades rule in 2017.

Report: Armed Zanu-PF-linked thugs invade Grace Mugabe’s property

Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe's gold mine in Mazowe was reportedly invaded by suspected Zanu-PF gunmen who drove out security guards who were guarding the property.

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