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Former Information Minister, Dr Chris Mushohwe dies

Former Minister of Information, Dr Chris Mushohwe has died. He was 69.

Cde Mushohwe passed on this morning at his House Number 12 Nigels Lane (off Ridgeway North Road) Colne Valley, Borrowdale in Harare.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Mr. Nick Mangwana announced Mushohwe’s death on Twitter.

“We have lost former minister of information Dr. Chris Mushohwe. May His Soul Rest In Peace,” he wrote.

Born Christopher Chindoti Mushohwe on 6 February 1954, the late was a former Resident Minister and Governor of Manicaland Province, having been appointed to the position on August 25, 2008.

He was also the Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services until October 2017, when he was succeeded by the late national hero, Cde Simon Khaya-Moyo.

Cde Mushohwe was also the former Executive Director and Minister of State in the President’s Office responsible for National Scholarships.

Meanwhile, Cde Patrick Chinamasa will be leading the ZANU PF delegation to Cde Mushohwe’s family house this evening to make the relevant announcements.

Source: ZBC

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