HomeMultimediaPictures: Mugabe buries Gwanzura

Pictures: Mugabe buries Gwanzura

-

President Robert Mugabe on Sunday addressed mourners gathered at the National Heroes’ Acre for the burial of the late  Eric Gwanzura who was declare a national hero by the Zanu PF supreme decision making body, the Politburo.

 ALL PICTURES BY AARON UFUMELI

GRAND ARRIVALS…
Minister of Home Affairs Kembo Mohadi arrives at the National Heroes' Acre.
Minister of Home Affairs Kembo Mohadi arrives at the National Heroes’  Acre.
Vice President Joice Mujuru arrives at the National Heroes' Acre.
Vice President Joice Mujuru arrives at the National Heroes’ Acre.
President Robert Mugabe arrives at the National Heroes' Acre.
President Robert Mugabe arrives at the National Heroes’ Acre.

 

SINGING AND DANCING…
A member of the Zanu PF Women's League  sings before the burial of the late National Hero.
A member of the Zanu PF Women’s League sings during the proceedings
Zanu PF Women's League members dance before the burial of the late National Hero.
Zanu PF Women’s League members dance to  kongonya songs

 

PAYING TRIBUTE…
A man holds up a poster at the burial.
A man holds up a poster with a tribute message to Gwanzura while soldiers and police officers(foreground)  chat

_MG_0093

 

DOZING OFF…
Members of the Police Band sleep through the proceedings during the burial of the late Cde Eric Gwanzura.
The camera caught this police band crew sleeping through the proceedings .

 

‘HE WAS OUR HERO….’
President Robert Mugabe addresses the crowd before the burial of the late National Hero Cde Eric Gwanzura at the National Heroes' Acre.
President Robert Mugabe  goes through his tribute message
THE LAST STEP…
Members of the Presidential Guard prepare to carry the coffin of the late National Hero Cde Eric Gwanzura at the National Heroes' Acre on December 15 in Harare. All Pictures: Aaron Ufumeli
Members of the Presidential Guard prepare to carry the coffin to Gwanzura’s final resting place.

 

Members of the Presidential Guard march to where the  late national hero Eric Gwanzura was to be  buried.
Members of the Presidential Guard march to where Gwanzura’s burial place.

Recent Posts

Stories you will enjoy

Recommended reading