The Zimbabwean government has finally succumbed to former president Robert Mugabe's wished and he will now be buried at his rural home instead of the national monument it was already building.

In a statement on Thursday, government spokesman Nick Mangwana said the state had succumbed to the family will...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now