Bishop Ralph Peter Hatendi has died after succumbing to chronic heart and lung diseases at the Avenues Clinic in Harare. He was 91. Bishop Hatendi, who is a former chairperson of the Electoral Supervisory Commission, is survived by his wife Jane, four children, 11 grandchildren and two grand-great children. Anglican Diocese of Harare Bishop Chad Gandiya said,
The sudden death of Dr Hatendi came to us as a shock, he will be fondly remembered for his contributions to the national church in advancing theological education. He came into office (as Bishop of Harare and Mashonaland) during crucial time towards Independence. His contributions in terms of support to nationalist leaders is well documented. He will be missed.
More: Sunday Mail