Zimbabwe court orders Mugabe's body be exhumed

File: Robert Mugabe

File: Late former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe. AFP/Alexander Joe


JOHANNESBURG - A traditional court in Zimbabwe has ordered former First Lady Grace Mugabe to exhume the body of her late husband Robert Mugabe.

The court says Mugabe must be reburied at the Heroes Acre in Harare.

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Grace Mugabe is also instructed to pay five cattle and two goats for improperly burying her husband.

Mugabe died in 2019 at the age of 95 and was buried in the courtyard of his home in Kutama, 90 kilometres west of the capital Harare.  


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