Rumour: Oppah Muchinguri and Victor Matemadanda banned from Mugabe’s funeral.
Robert Mugabe’s family has requested that two senior Zanu PF officials do not attend his funeral, ZimLive understands.
Zanu PF chairperson and defence minister Oppah Muchinguri and the party’s political commissar and deputy defence minister Victor Matemadanda are not welcome at the former leader’s funeral.
This emerged during an emotional family meeting held at Kutama in Zvimba district on Friday, hours after Mugabe’s death at a Singapore hospital was announced.
Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi and former ZIFA boss Phillip Chiyangwa, who were present, were sent to communicate the family’s position, it is understood.
Mugabe on Tekere’s burial: The dead do not decide where they are buried
Zimbabwe’s founding leader, the late Robert Mugabe is reported to have remarked that the dead do not decide where they are buried.
These remarks are said to have been directed to former ZANU PF Secretary General, Edgar Tekere who had died. Tekere had repeatedly said that he…MORE HERE.