Workers put up tents ahead of the arrival of the body of late former Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe on September 11, 2019, at his family home in Kutama, 80 km northwest of Harare. / AFP / Zinyange Auntony
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The body of Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe is being flown to the capital, Harare, Wednesday where it will be displayed at historic locations for several days before burial at a location still unannounced, indicating friction between the ex-leader's family and the government.The Mugabe family publicly invited all Zimbabweans to go to the Harare airport to welcome the former leader's remains, according to an announcement on state media and a few hundred have gathered at the airport, singing songs praising Mugabe.About 500 mourners gathered in Zvimba, Mugabe's birthplace, 85 kilometers northwest of Harare, where his body will lie in state overnight.
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