Mugabe family changed burial place after Malema's visit

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- newzimbabwe.com | a month ago

SOUTH African opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema’s visit to Zimbabwe could have influenced former First Lady Grace to change her mind about former President Robert Mugabe’s burial place, Deputy information minister Energy Mutodi has said.

Malema was in the country two weeks ago to pay his condolences following Mugabe’s death early last month. He met Grace for almost three hours before declaring President Mnangagwa needed to respect Mugabe’s wishes.

Reports had been circulating that Mugabe told close family members before he died that he did not want to be laid to rest at the National Heroes’ Acre.

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