Public Not Welcome At Robert Mugabe Private Funeral

President Emmerson Mnangagwa stands alongside the widow Grace Mugabe at the Robert Mugabe International Airport when receiving the body.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa stands alongside the widow Grace Mugabe at the Robert Mugabe International Airport when receiving the body. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN.

The family of Robert Mugabe said the former Zimbabwean President would not be buried on Sunday and as a family, they want a private funeral.

Mugabe’s family met with President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday afternoon to discuss funeral arrangements.

Mugabe died in a Singapore hospital on Friday last week.

His body is currently lying in state at a local stadium in Harare, where members of the public are paying their last respects.

EWN