While the Zimbabwean government and former president Robert Mugabe’s family had indicated plans to take his remains to Zvimba, his home village following his Saturday funeral, this was ditched on Sunday morning.
His family does not want the late president to be laid at the country’s National Heroes Acre, preferring a family shrine in keeping with his last wishes.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said it was ‘rapidly deploying an expert team’ to the area.
Tanzanian albinos said Sunday they were living in fear of their lives after the remains of an albino were exhumed in what they said was a ‘bestial’ and ‘barbaric’ act.
Tens of thousands of people in the far north of Mozambique are bracing for violent flooding as torrential rain pushes up water levels, after the death and devastation wrought by Cyclone Kenneth.