Deputy minister Musanhu dies

HARARE - Environment deputy minister Simon Musanhu (pictured) has died, acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced.

Musanhu, who was the Hwedza North MP, is said to have collapsed and died on Wednesday at his home in Harare.

Mnangagwa said he received with deep sorrow the news on the untimely death of Musanhu who was appointed deputy minister in September 2013 in a Cabinet announced by President Robert Mugabe.

“The late Deputy minister belonged to a group of up and coming technocratic cadres in the party who made a telling difference in the 2013 harmonised elections.

“Sadly, his shocking demise cuts short a promising career in the party and in our government,” he said.

Mnangagwa said he knew Musanhu personally and the big plans he had for the people in his Hwedza constituency.

“On behalf of the ruling party Zanu PF, His Excellence the President who is away, government and my own behalf, I wish to express my deepest condolences to the Musanhu family, especially to the late departed’s grieving wife and children, on their saddest loss,” he said.

Musanhu studied Civil Engineering at the University of Zimbabwe and for over 20 years worked with local and international engineering firms.

At the time of his death, Musanhu was pursuing a Masters in International Relations with the University of Zimbabwe.

Funeral arrangements were yet to be announced by time of going to press yesterday.

Comments (6)

I personally know the guy eish he was not nice .at all he never paid me for a service rendered at his residence in 1999. Pitigori wa yenda >>>>>>ra

Diibulaanyika - 16 January 2015

I personally know the guy eish he was not nice .at all he never paid me for a service rendered at his residence in 1999. Pitigori wa yenda >>>>>>ra

Diibulaanyika - 16 January 2015

kkkk! ngazvife zvikiti zveZANU

Peter Matibili - 19 January 2015

May the Good lord have mercy upon your soul. You were such a nice guy to work with. RIP SDP.

Kiri - 21 January 2015

rest in peace SKM, to Emma ,Evans and the rest of the Musanhu family may the good Lord watch over you through this painful time..

lorraine - 22 January 2015

the link man between two cousin families is gone, gone also is the connection shanda and cuthbert's family. howard stay far, you arent part of cuthbert's family

jeremy - 24 January 2015

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