Zimbabwe: Mugabe Gets Tepid Turnout at Final Public Sendoff – AuthenticAfrican

Posted on by All Africa

[VOA] Harare -The flag-draped coffin had arrived, followed by black-clad family members, their heads bowed. Several dozen suited dignitaries marched in, chests puffed out. Military members stood rigid and proud. All of the pomp and circumstance one would expect at the memorial for a man hailed as an African icon was in place Saturday for the final public sendoff for Robert Mugabe.