Posts Tagged ‘Zimbabwe’

Several people injured after crowd surges toward Mugabe’s casket in Zimbabwe [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 12, 2019
Injured mourners are helped after a crowd pushed their way past police to try to get closer to the coffin of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe. Several people were injured in a crush as they surged forward to try to view former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s casket on Thursday at a sports stadium as thousands […]

Robert Mugabe’s Family Pushes back against Zimbabwe Government’s Burial Plan

by Breaking Timeson September 9, 2019
Harare – The family of Zimbabwe founder Robert Mugabe is pushing back against the government’s plan to bury him at the National Heroes Acre monument in Harare and wants him to be buried in his home village instead, three relatives told Reuters. Zimbabweans have been confused about when and where they would get to pay […]

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s ex-president, dies at 95

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 6, 2019
Robert Mugabe, the founding father of Zimbabwe who ruled the country with an iron fist for more than three decades, has died, according to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He was 95. Rumors had swirled around the health of the ex-president, who spent months in a hospital in Singapore earlier this year. Details of what ailed him […]