Mr Hichilema, without reasons, decided to boycott the funeral which has seen several foreign Heads of State attending.
But UPND sources say Mr Hichilema fears contracting COVID-19 before the elections.
However, in trying to save the embarrassing move by Mr Hichilema, UPND Alliance spokesperson Thabo Kawana issued a statement claiming that Mr Hichilema was not invited when an invite was actually extended.
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Former Muvhango actor Mutodi Nesheshe has died, his family confirmed in a statement on Thursday evening.
“It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Mutodi Neshehe on July 1 2021. He was our brother, uncle, father, mentor, role model and actor. He will be sorely missed by his family and...learn more