Harare. The former first lady of Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe has been found guilty of going against customs and traditions when she buried the statesman at his homestead in 2018.
And a traditional court in Zvimba, north of Zimbabwe’s capital, has ordered former First Lady Grace Mugabe to exhume the remains of her late husband, former President Robert Mugabe.
Consequently Mrs. Mugabe has been fined five cattle and a goat for a cleansing ceremony. And she has been given until July 1st to appeal the ruling
The court says he must be reburied at Heroes Acre in the capital Harare.
As former President Robert Mugabe was expected to be laid to rest at the National Heroes Acre in Harare. A special grave next to his mother’s and his first wife had been reserved for the time he would pass.
But a fallout with the government during the days of mourning saw Grace Mugabe refuse the official funeral rites, insisting her husband wanted to be buried in his home village.
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