The jet carrying Mugabe’s body a few minutes ago was flying over Mozambique herded home where the former president is going to be buried.
Former President Robert Mugabe’s plane now flying over Mozambique (2PM). On the ground, hundreds are gathered at the airport named after him in Harare. The casket will be transferred to a military gun carriage to its next destination, thought to be One Commando barracks pic.twitter.com/UlWTxLDU4K
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The jet, a Boeing 737 is owned by Royal Jet, the same Dubai company from where President Mnangagwa has hired several jets for his foreign trips according to ZimLive. The ETA is after 3PM.
People are already gathered at the airport according to the same publication.
We will continue updating this article as more details come in.
In other news – Mugabe burial mystery deepens
Former President Robert Mugabe’s burial has reportedly been postponed indefinitely as haggling over his burial place rages on, amid fresh developments that chiefs from his Gushungo clan want him buried secretly at a sacred place in his ancestral home in Zvimba, in line with their tradition.
Mugabe died last Friday in Singapore at the age of 95 and, according to government, was due to be buried on Sunday. continue reading