Controversy erupted in Zimbabwe due to the burial location of the former President, Robert Mugabe as the government and family did not properly agree on the location for the former President to be laid to rest.

Late President Robert Mugabe

According to the government, Late President Robert Mugabe will be buried next Sunday, 15th of September, 2019 at the National Heroes Acre, but according to his family he will be buried at his home village in Kutama, which is roughly about 85 kilometers from the capital Harare.

According to a recent government reports, Late President Robert Mugabe’s state funeral will be held at the National Sports Stadium on Saturday with the final burial ceremony on Sunday which the venue has not yet been agreed upon.

Family members of the late President still insist that the burial will be at his village in respect of his last wishes before he died.