Tsvangirai returns to Zimbabwe to bury his wife

March 9th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS  

Johannesburg/Harare, March 9 (DPA) Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai returned home from Botswana Monday to prepare for the burial later this week of his wife, Susan, who was killed in a car crash in which he was slightly injured.
Tsvangirai has been in Botswana since Saturday to recuperate from the devastating collision Friday between his vehicle and an aid truck that killed his wife of 31 years.

He returned home Monday morning, Nelson Chamisa, Zimbabwe’s information and communications minister and spokesman for Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change confirmed.

Susan’s remains were due to be taken to their Harare home to lie in state before her burial Wednesday in the Tsvangirai’s hometown of Buhera.

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