Mugabe – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:29:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Mugabe – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Mnangagwa reveals ex-president Mugabe’s last moments fighting cancer https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/mnangagwa-reveals-ex-president-mugabes-last-moments-fighting-cancer/ Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:29:25 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=211722 Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, disclosed that the former President Robert Mugabe died of advanced cancer and had already been taken off chemotherapy. Mnangagwa, who is in the United States for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly told supporters of the ruling party ZANU-PF in New York that Mugabe had to be taken off […]

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African leaders, Zimbabweans bid Mugabe farewell https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/african-leaders-zimbabweans-bid-mugabe-farewell/ Sat, 14 Sep 2019 13:18:44 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=210285 Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man lauded as a liberation hero but whose 37-year rule was defined by repression and economic turmoil. Mugabe died in Singapore last week aged 95 on a medical trip almost two years after former army loyalists forced […]

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Zimbabwe announces new burial date, venue for Robert Mugabe https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/zimbabwe-announces-new-burial-date-venue-for-robert-mugabe/ Sat, 14 Sep 2019 04:52:08 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=210208 A burial for Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe, will be held at the National Heroes Acre sometime in October, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday. It was previously agreed that there would be a symbolic burial on Sunday in the hilltop shrine in Harare, reserved for the country’s ruling elite, but family spokesman, Leo Mugabe, told […]

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Osinbajo arrives Zimbabwe for Mugabe’s state funeral https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/osinbajo-arrives-zimbabwe-for-mugabes-state-funeral/ Fri, 13 Sep 2019 18:14:57 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=210189 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the State Funeral for former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, on Saturday. Prof. Osinbajo, according to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Laolu Akande, would be joining other African leaders and Heads of State expected at the occasion […]

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JUST IN: Mugabe’s body arrives Harare from Singapore https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/just-mugabes-body-arrives-harare-singapore/ Wed, 11 Sep 2019 15:09:04 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=209739 The body of Zimbabwe’s founder Robert Mugabe arrived at the country’s main airport on Wednesday, but his final resting place remained a source of mystery amid a dispute between some family members and the government. Mugabe, one of the last “Big Men” of African politics who ruled the southern African nation for 37 years until […]

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JUST IN: Mugabe’s burial postponed indefinitely https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/just-mugabes-burial-postponed-indefinetely/ Tue, 10 Sep 2019 13:24:50 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=209513 The burial of the late former President Robert Mugabe slated for Sunday has been postponed indefinitely, Zimlive reports. Family members of the deceased ex-president confirmed the development. According to Mugabe’s nephew, Leo Mugabe, Mugabe was a chief and he would be given a traditional burial. He said, “Mugabe was a chief and he will be buried in […]

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Zimbabwe declares days of national mourning for late national hero Mugabe https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/zimbabwe-declares-days-national-mourning-late-national-hero-mugabe/ Sat, 07 Sep 2019 05:28:15 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=208968 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday declared the late founding leader of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, a national hero. Mugabe, 95, died Friday morning in Singapore, where he had been receiving medical treatment since April. In an address to the nation, Mnangagwa declared days of national mourning until Mugabe is buried. “Our party, ZANU-PF, has met […]

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‘Zimbabweans suffered for too long under Mugabe’ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/zimbabweans-suffered-long-mugabe/ Fri, 06 Sep 2019 15:47:26 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=208856 A British foreign office spokesperson says Zimbabwean people “suffered for too long” under the “autocratic rule” of late former leader Robert Mugabe. “There are mixed emotions in Zimbabwe today at the death of Robert Mugabe,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “We express our condolences to those who mourn Robert Mugabe’s death,” the statement said. […]

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Buhari mourns ex-Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/buhari-mourns-ex-zimbabwean-president-robert-mugabe/ Fri, 06 Sep 2019 11:42:59 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=208816 President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to the government and people of Zimbabwe over the passing of the founding father and former President, Robert Mugabe, 95. The President, in a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, commiserated with family members, friends and political associates of the political activist who […]

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BREAKING: Ex-president Robert Mugabe is dead [1924 -2019] https://thenewsguru.com/africa-news/breaking-ex-president-robert-mugabe-dead-1924-2019/ Fri, 06 Sep 2019 05:37:40 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=208765 Zimbabwe’s longtime President Robert Mugabe has died. The former Zimbabwe president passed away in Singapore, current president Emmerson Mnangagwa tweeted this morning. It is believed he had been receiving treatment there since April. Mugabe had led Zimbabwe in 1980 before being ousted from power after a military coup in 2017. Nearly four decades after the […]

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