Zimbabwe seeks to adopt cremation as an alternative to burial.

World Bank figures show that about one-third of Zimbabwe’s 16 million people live in urban areas, and that its urban population is growing around 2 percent annually. As a result, Zimbabwe’s urban centres are struggling to find space to bury its dead, triggering heated debate on the subject of cremation as an alternative to traditional burial. CGTN’s Wilkister Nyabwa tells us how local authorities are navigating sensitive cultural beliefs in a bid to encourage citizens to consider alternatives.

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