Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s top aide, Retired Colonel Kudzai Mbudzi, has died. Mbudzi, who had joined Mujuru’s Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) as one of its top officials, succumbed to an undisclosed ailment at West End Clinic in Harare yesterday morning. At the time of his death, he was ZimPF Masvingo provincial spokesperson.
Speaking to NewsDay, ZimPF national co-ordinator, Dzikamai Mavhaire, confirmed Mbudzi’s death, but declined to disclose details of his illness. Mavhaire said,
He fell ill on Wednesday, was admitted at West End Clinic on Thursday, was placed under intensive care on Friday until he passed on today (yesterday).
Mourners are gathered at number 10 Bangala Street, Rhodene in Masvingo, and burial arrangements are yet to be announced.