Veteran journalist Tawanda Gudhlanga has died, fellow journalist Elias Mambo made the announcement.
Mambo said Gudhlangah succumbed to COVID-19. He tweeted on Wednesday:
Woke up to the saddest news that a dear brother & colleague @ succumbed to Covid-19. Thoroughly enjoyed his shifts & programmes on @ & on @ He was a good man, a gentleman. A big loss to the journalism fraternity.
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Gudhlanga hosted various Business and Current Affairs programmes on ZBC-TV and Classic 263 radio including the Business Forum.
At the time of his death, he was working as a station manager at YaFM in Zvishavane.
The state broadcaster, ZBC, expressed sadness at Gudhlanga’s death. Said ZBC on social media:
In 2017, Tawanda won the NAMA awards for Outstanding Journalist in Radio.