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Retired Major General Sydney Bhebhe dies aged 61

by Staff reporter
14 Jun 2022 at 17:20hrs | Views
The Zimbabwe National Army on Tuesday announced the death of retired Major General Sydney Bhebe - the third general to die in the last three weeks.

Bhebe, who retired from the army last year, was 61.

An army spokesman did not give the cause of date, only stating in a statement that Bhebe died on Monday night at the Avenues Clinic in Harare.

His death follows those of retired Major General Godfrey Chanakira who died on May 27 and retired Major General Sikhulile Simpson Nyathi on June 5. Chanakira was 65 and Nyathi 61.

Bhebe was born at Masase in Mberengwa and fought in the 1970s war of liberation on the side of the Zimbabwe African People's Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA) after receiving training in Angola.

He was attested into the Zimbabwe National Army in April 1981, a year after the country gained independence.

If precedence is followed, Bhebe will be buried at the National Heroes Acre in Harare.

Source - zimlive