There was still no word on Saturday afternoon about when Mugabe's body would leave Singapore. News of his death brought the entire world to a standstill with eulogies and condolences pouring in from around the globe.
Grace Mugabe is the widow of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has left behind. Indeed a giant has fallen as epitomised by the spontaneous outpouring of grief and the global attention his death received from virtually all worldwide news outlets.
Mr Charamba explained that in respect to travel documents of Mugabe family members who are now undergoing trail in the courts, the President instructed the Minister of Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ziyambi Ziyambi together with the courts to look into the matter, stressing that travel documents were not held by the Government but by the courts. Such long-held and guarded secrets surrounding his past might account for the enigma that he was even to those of us who worked with him in those heady days of the struggle, and during the first decade of independence.
Charamba said contrary to reports in some sections of the media, there was never any differences of opinion between Government and family on where the former President would be buried.
"I can't give an authoritative day, all I know is people are leaving tomorrow Monday to go and pick up the body", Leo Mugabe told AFP.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Zimbabwe and Africa owe a huge debt of gratitude to former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, who he describes as a "highly intelligent and courageous leader".
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It is hardly ironic that the regime with which he was personally identified and held nearly exclusively responsible, continues as of old, even if, as the current political and economic tribulations bear witness, these are certainly the last days of the Mugabe/Mnangagwa/Chiwenga establishment.
The family appointed Mr Leo Mugabe as its sole spokesperson. "The former President hoped he was going to come back home and that he wished to see the President upon his return". She praised him as a resolute leader who fought for his country. That mutual respect ensured that the door was always open for rapprochement. We are now into male-dominated sectors such as mining, thanks to Cde Mugabe. That would have been a great betrayal of the party he founded and the values and ethos that he lived by.
"The former President will be buried at the national heroes acre at a date to be announced".
He had noted that the late Mugabe fought and sacrificed so much to liberate his country and free his people from minority occupation.
Mugabe "slaughtered political opponents in the 1980s, used security forces to abuse the opposition and civil society, enriched his family and inner circle through massive corruption", Pompeo added.