Zimpapers’ Masvingo Correspondent Walter Bekithemba Mswazie Laid To Rest

Zimpapers’ Masvingo correspondent, Walter Bekithemba Mswazi was on Wednesday laid to rest at a Mangwandi Cemetery on the outskirts of Masvingo City.

The veteran 45-year-old journalist succumbed to kidney complications on Tuesday at Makurira Memorial Clinic.

His funeral was attended by scores of people from all walks of life who wanted to bid him farewell and among them was Chiefs Council President Fortune Charumbira who in his graveside eulogy described Mswazie as a rare breed of a journalist.

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Chief Charumbira mourned Mswazie saying that the media would never be the same without Mswazie and urged journalists to take a leaf from him by shunning bribery and reporting objectively.

Mswazie’s family thanked members of the Masvingo media for supporting him and also paid tribute to Zimpapers for extending support to enable Mswazie to a perfect send-off.

Herald Masvingo Bureau Chief George Maponga, who represented Zimpapers, described Mswazie’s departure as a big loss to the company adding that he would be sorely missed because of his high work ethic.

Mswazie is survived by his wife Shingi, three children Walter (Jnr)23, Mavis (16) and Bekitemba (14).

More: The Herald

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One Comment on “Zimpapers’ Masvingo Correspondent Walter Bekithemba Mswazie Laid To Rest

  1. A deeply saddening loss of a youthful soul that could have lived much,, much longer. Our deepest condolences to the Walter Bekithemba Mswazi dear family, friends, relatives and all. May the great soul of Beki rest in eternal peace in the comfort of the bosom of the angels of our everliving, graciuos and loving Almighty Lord the God of Abraham in the Mighty Name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth.

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