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Zimbabwe’s ex-president Mugabe to be buried in hometown

The former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe was on Saturday buried at his place of birth Kutama. He passed away three weeks ago, at the age of 95 in Singapore, where he was being treated for cancer.

The land was to be buried in the courtyard of his house. His next of kin and the authorities, and were for a long time disagreed over the recent years. The funeral was a family affair, but hundreds of people came to the village for their compassion to the show.

“Our hearts bleed because we are our father’s have been lost,” said the priest during the service. “He is someone who has made the most of the gifts which he has received from God. He is a true asset.”

The land is a 37-year-old a long time to be president of Zimbabwe, has been. In 2017, he had to give way, after a military coup by the armed forces. His authoritarian rule was marked by economic collapse, ethnic cleansing in the south-west (Matabeleland), and the suppression of any opposition.

The land was to be hated, but many people are also sought-after. A lot of the people at the funeral were, were wearing white shirts with texts like “fire” and “the founder”.

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Ex-president of the State, in a closed circle to be buried in Zimbabwe

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