The Zimbabwean government has dismissed as false a message circulating on social media suggesting that the school opening days has been moved so as to mourn R. G Mugabe.

The ministry of information and publicity dismissed the reports as fake in a post on Twitter :

The fake post read:

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?? President Declares seven Days of Mourning Ex-Zim President MUGABE

The president of Zimbabwe has declared seven days of mourning for Zimbabwe’s founding leader, Robert Mugabe. In a statement, he added that schools which were surposed to be opened on the 10th of september shall be opened on the 17th of september as a sign of showing respect to the Zimbabwean Icon Robert Mugabe