Soldiers carry the coffin of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe into the Rufaro stadium in Harare. Photo: AFP

Thousands gather in Zimbabwe for former president Robert Mugabe’s state funeral

  • Foreign leaders and supporters are gathering in a sports stadium in Harare to bid farewell to the former president, who died in Singapore aged 95
  • After a week of disputes over his final resting place, he will now be buried in a mausoleum in Harare once it is built
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Soldiers carry the coffin of Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe into the Rufaro stadium in Harare. Photo: AFP
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