America barred trading of rough diamonds from African country on Tuesday for use of forced labour.
Hundreds of mourners assembled for the burial, which was initially intended to be a private family event.
The country's Public Accounts Committee says the payment was made for three planes that never got to take off.
Mugabe's relatives earlier pushed for him to be buried in his home village.
The official funeral will be held on Saturday at the giant 60,000-seat National Sports Stadium in Harare and foreign leaders are expected to attend.
Robert Mugabe's body has yet to arrive from Singapore, keeping mourners wondering over the date of his burial.
Robert Mugabe's passing has drawn divided responses from Zimbabweans.
Presiden Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa membuat perisytiharan itu di Parlimen dan negara akan berkabung sehingga jasad Mugabe dikebumikan.
The UK hopes Zimbabwe can continue to be set on a more democratic and prosperous path.
To Robert Mugabe’s foes, the redistribution of land was a lawless grab for power and wealth that nearly destroyed the country.
In the early days Robert Mugabe was something of a darling of the West because he was pursuing a policy of reconciliation.
Robert Mugabe yang menerima rawatan sejak April dilaporkan meninggal dunia di Singapura.
Mugabe was the world’s oldest head of state before he was ousted in 2017 after ruling for more than 3 decades.
Amid power outages, Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile-phone operator is turning to Tesla for batteries that can keep its base stations running.
Zimbabwe imported almost US$80 million’s worth of diesel last month, 30% less than in June
The punishment comes after the Zimbabwe Cricket Board was suspended by the government last month and replaced with an interim committee.
Zimbabwe is facing another bout of sharply rising prices, with official inflation now at nearly 100%, the highest since the hyperinflation era.
A packed crowd of 70,000 ensured a heady atmosphere at the Cairo International Stadium.
Dollars have been scarce on the official market, where a US dollar fetches 3.4 RTGS dollars compared to 6.3 RTGS dollars on the black market.
Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km per hour last week, then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Ibu bersalin di hospital di Zimbabwe dikenakan denda AS$5 jika sekali menjerit menyebabkan mereka memilih untuk bersalin di rumah
90% of the city Beira comprising some 530,000 people and its surrounding area had been 'damaged or destroyed.'
Enock Ikope's suspension follows the 20-year ban handed out to Rajan Nayer, a former senior Zimbabwe cricket official, in March 2018.
The measures come as the government scrambles to end a currency shortage that’s pushed inflation to the highest rate since 2008 and sparked shortages of fuel and bread.