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Black Jesus' funeral

by Staff reporter
22 Oct 2016 at 10:30hrs | Views

LIBERATION war hero Francis Zimuto who was popularly known as Black Jesus is expected to be buried tomorrow at his rural home in Gutu.

Zimuto (62) died on Wednesday at his rural home in Mugoni Village under Chief Makore's area following a long illness.

Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association provincial chairman Tendeukai Chinooneka said the late Zimuto was supposed to be buried at Masvingo Provincial Heroes Acre but his family requested that he be buried at his rural home.

He said senior Government officials are expected to attend the burial. Chinooneka said Black Jesus played a pivotal role during and after the liberation struggle. He challenged war veterans to emulate the late Zimuto who remained steadfast and resolute in defending the gains of independence in the face of adversity.

Source - online