HARARE-A plane carrying the body of Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe has arrived in Harare from Singpore, where he died last week aged 95.
The plane touched down at the Robert Mugabe International Airport at 1530 hours local times, were a military parade was awaiting his arrivals.
Leaders have started confirming their attendance to The State Funeral of The Former President and Icon of Africa Cde RG Mugabe according to George Charamba The Deputy Chief Secretary in the office of The President and Cabinet. Here is the list of confirmed guests so far:
Ghana – President
Nana Akufo Addo, Former President John Mahama, Former President Jerry Rawlings
& Former President John Kufuor.
Zambia – President Edgar Lungu, Former President Kenneth Kaunda, Former President Rupiah Banda & Former President Guy Scott.
South Africa – President Cyril Ramaphosa, Former President Jacob Zuma & Former President Thabo Mbeki.
Lesotho – King Letsie III
Malawi – President Peter Mutharika
Chad – President Idriss Deby
Botswana – President Mokgweetsi Masisi & Former President Festus Mogae.
China – President Xi Jinping Former President Hu Jintao
Mozambique – President Filipe Nyusi, Former President Armando Guebuza & Former President Joaquim Chissano.
India – Prime Minister Narenda Modi & Former President Pranab Patil
Equatorial Guinea – President Obiang Mbasogo
Togo – Faure Gnassingbe
Namibia – President Hage Geingob, Former President Sam Nujoma & Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba.
DRC – President Felix Tshisekedi & Former President Joseph Kabila.
Congo Brassaville – President Denis Nguesso
Angola – President Joao Lourenco & Former President Jose Dos Santos
Brazil – Former President Dilma Rousseff
Tanzania – President John Magafuli, Former President Jakaya Kikwete & Former President Benjamin Mkapa.
Cameroon – President Paul Biya
South Sudan – President Salva Kiir
Nigeria – President Mohammadu Buhari & Former President Olusegun Obasanjo
Belarus – Alexander Lukashenko
Kenya – President Uhuru Kenyatta & Former President Mwaii Kibaki.
Cote Divoire – President Alassane Ouattara
Uganda – President Yoweri Museveni
Malaysia – Former Prime Minister Najib Razak
Singapore – President Halimah Yacob
Cuba – Former President Raul Castro
Liberia – President George Weah & Former President Ellen Johnson Serlief