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Robert Mugabe is buried

Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe, founding leader of Zimbabwe, was buried Saturday in his home village of Kutama.

Mr. Mugabe, who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years beginning in 1980, died September 6 from an undisclosed ailment in a Singapore hospital. He was 95.

A Roman Catholic priest said Mass and members of Mr. Mugabe’s family gave speeches.

He was buried in his rural homestead. Mr. Mugabe was born February 21, 1924 in what was then Southern Rhodesia. At one time, he taught school. 

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