Mnangagwa To Officiate First Heroes And Defence Forces Day Celebrations As President

President Mnangagwa will today preside over the main Heroes Day commemorations at the National Heroes Acre. He is also expected to officiate at the main Defence Forces Day celebrations which will be held at the National Sports Stadium.

Minister of State for Harare Metropolitan Province Mirriam Chikukwa told The Herald that buses will pick up people from the usual pick up points. Said Chikukwa:

All the transport logistics are now in place. We have secured 50 buses for tomorrow (Heroes Day) and 100 for the 14th (Defence Forces Day) for the main events. However, Bulawayo also have five buses and other provinces will have two buses each. Buses will pick up people from usual pick up points from as early as 6am.

Jah Prayzah and Alick Macheso are scheduled to perform tomorrow while Malawi Defence Forces will play Zimbabwe Defence Forces in a soccer match slated for the afternoon.

More: Herald

Alick MachesoNational Sports StadiumNational Heroes Acre

Alick Macheso is one of Zimbabwe's top Sungura musicians of all time. He is an award winning guitarist, lyricist and dancer. Macheso rose to prominence in the early 1990s with his album 'Magariro' which carried the hit 'Pakutema munda' and 'Baba namai'. Read More About Alick Macheso

The National Sports Stadium which is located in the "Sunshine City" Harare is Zimbabwe's biggest stadium. The Stadium was constructed with the aid of the Chinese government in 1987 and has a carrying capacity of 60 000. It is located 7 km west of Harare's... Read More About National Sports Stadium

The National Heroes Acre is Zimbabwe's national shrine where national heroes are buried. It was established in 1980 soon after the independence of Zimbabwe. The area was located on the heart of Harare in the Warren Park suburb. Read More About National Heroes Acre

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