Dumiso Dabengwa’s memorial service: Pics.

Proceedings began with the collection of the body from a local parlour before the motorcade drove through Joshua Mqabuko Street through the city passing next to the statue of Father Zimbabwe. A memorial service for the late national hero Dumiso Dabengwa has been held at Bulawayo’s White City stadium.

Dabengwa FuneralThe procession ended at the White City stadium, the venue of the memorial service where multitudes from all walks of life converged to pay their last respect to the late national hero. There was also a letter from “Russia With Love,” which was read to the mourners.

Dabengwa CoffinIt was written in memory of the man they called the ‘Black Russian’ by his Russian compatriots. “Cde Dabengwa will be sorely missed. We will remember him for all his work even on promoting relations between Zimbabwe and Russia,” read part of the letter.

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