Ramaphosa, Mbeki to attend Mugabe official state funeral

Pall bearers stand by the casket of late Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as its arrives in Harare on September 11, 2019.

Pall bearers stand by the casket of late Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as its arrives in Harare on September 11, 2019. The body of Zimbabwe's ex-president, Robert Mugabe, arrived home on September 11, 2019 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.

HARARE - African leaders and former Presidents are expected to attend the official state funeral of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa and former President Thabo Mbeki are among them.

Mugabe died in Singapore at the age of 95.

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He will be buried at Heroes Acre in Harare.

The exact date of the burial has not yet been set, but can only happen after a mausoleum is built, which could take up to 30 days.

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