Multimedia:National Heroes Day Celebrations

Southern Eye gives you timely live updates of the Heroes Day Commemorations from the Zimbabwe National Heroes Acre in Harare.

Updates by Tinotenda Samukange

Zanu PF supporters march in Harare City Centre before National Heroes event

Zanu PF supporters march in Harare City Centre along Jason Moyo Avenue before the National Heroes Day celebrations held at the National Heroes Acre. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze

Zanu PF supporters march in Harare city centre along Jason Moyo Avenue before National Heroes celebrations.Pic by Cynthia Matonhodze

Zanu PF supporters march in Harare City Centre along Jason Moyo Avenue before the National Heroes Day celebrations held at the National Heroes Acre. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze

Pic by Cynthia Matonhodze

Zanu PF supporters march in Harare City Centre along Jason Moyo Avenue before the National Heroes Day celebrations held at the National Heroes Acre. Picture: Cynthia R Matonhodze

Listen to President Mugabe’s speech below:

President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace arrive at the Heroes Acre. picture: Aaron Ufumeli

President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace arrive at the Heroes Acre. picture: Aaron Ufumeli

President Robert Mugabe inspects a guard of honour before addressing the gathering. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

President Robert Mugabe inspects a guard of honour before addressing the gathering. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

Members of Zanu PF women's league sing and dance. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

Members of Zanu PF women’s league sing and dance. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

Zanu PF party supporters sing and dance at the National Heroes celebrations. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

Zanu PF party supporters sing and dance at the National Heroes celebrations. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

Part of the thousands of people who attended Heroes Day commemorations. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

Part of the thousands of people who attended Heroes Day commemorations. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

A Zanu PF supporter dances at the National Heroes Day celebrations. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

A Zanu PF supporter dances at the National Heroes Day celebrations. Picture: Aaron Ufumeli

President Robert Mugabe delivers his speech. Picture: Aaron Ufumli

President Robert Mugabe delivers his speech. Picture: Aaron Ufumli

President Robert G.Mugabe on the podium

President Robert Mugabe end his address with the Party’s slogan.

He congratulates the Zimbabweans for the Zanu PF landslide victory in the just ended elections.

He says the party is aware of the rigging done by opposition during the 2008 presidential elections.

Mugabe:speaks on the election results.

He castigates deforestation,unnecessary veld fires and illegal buildings(squatter camps).

Mugabe urges Zimbabweans to bear the laws of the Nation.

President Mugabe pays tribute to National Defense,Police and the Prison services for not only maintaining peace during the elections but to their committed handwork at all times.

Mugabe:speaks on pension increment for the war veterans and ex-detainees.

Mugabe speaks on the declining maize production due to inadequate rains in the past years.

He says Zimbabwe Government has resorted to importing maize from Zambia to curb National hunger strikes.

He says the government is making frantic efforts to establish State Universities in each and every Province.

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