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20 Jan 2021
12:24 pm

Zimbabwe foreign affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo dies

Citizen reporter

According to presidential spokesperson George Charamba, Moyo died at a hospital from Covid-19 complications on Wednesday morning.

Then minister of international relations and cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu meeting Minister Sibusiso Moyo in Harare on 11 March 2019. Picture: Katlholo Maifadi/DIRCO News

Zimbabwe’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Sibusiso Moyo has died, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced.

“It is with a heavy heart that I announce Foreign Minister Dr SB Moyo has died. Zimbabwe has lost a devoted public servant and a true hero, and I have lost a friend. He fought his entire life so that Zimbabwe could be free. May he rest in peace,” said Mnangagwa.

According to presidential spokesperson George Charamba, Moyo died at a hospital from Covid-19 complications on Wednesday morning.

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“The nation will be kept apprised of further developments regarding this untimely demise of the late minister, himself a decorated soldier and freedom fighter,” said Charamba in a statement.

Compiled by Vhahangwele Nemakonde

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