More than 2 000 people have received former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s body at Harare’s International Airport on Wednesday afternoon.
A plane has left Zimbabwe for Singapore carrying government officials and relatives to bring home the body of Robert Mugabe, but it was still not clear where the former leader would be buried, a family spokesman said on Monday.
Riot police in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, have beaten protestors after the opposition MDC called off a planned demonstration over the country’s deepening economic crisis.
Zimbabwe’s economic turnaround hopes are dwindling by the day. The country is facing shortages of U.S. dollars, fuel, bread and more than 15-hour power cuts.
The Zimbabwe government will give priority to elderly white farmers when it starts compensating those who lost their properties during the controversial land reforms, the president said in an interview published Sunday.