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Two war veterans die

by Staff reporter
24 Apr 2019 at 07:18hrs | Views
TWO liberation war heroes, Prichard Ndlovu and Allen Tshuma have died.

Ndlovu whose liberation war name was Chaka Dlamini died aged 64 on April 20 at his Nkulumane home. He will be laid to rest at the Bulawayo Provincial Heroes' Acre in Nkulumane tomorrow.

Ndlovu was born in 1955 at Mtshabezi Mission under Chief Mathema. He joined the liberation war in 1977 in South Africa and went to Botswana before proceeding to Zambia.

During the war Ndlovu was shot in the left shoulder and after the ceasefire he and other comrades were deployed at Zezane Assembly point. Ndlovu is survived by his wife Mrs Bekezela Ndlovu and nine children.

Tshuma passed away on April 19 at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo. He will be buried at the Nkulumane Provincial Heroes' Acre in tomorrow. Tshuma whose pseudonym was Jonathan Mlalazi joined the liberation war in 1977 when he went through Botswana to Zambia.

On arrival he was sent to Nampundu transit camp from where he proceeded to Angola for training and came back to Zimbabwe. Tshuma is survived by his wife Mrs Janet Mlalazi and five children.

Source - chronicle