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    Retired General Gwanetsa`s father dies


    – Chiredzi South Member of Parliament Rtd General Kallisto Gwanetsa`s father, Rusere Gwanetsa has died. He was 92.
    The grieving legislator confirmed the death and said his father Rusere Gwanetsa died at Hippo Valley Medical Centre on Saturday evening. He said he was admitted at the hospital a few weeks ago after experiencing some health problems.
    "I can sadly confirm that we lost our father on Saturday evening at Hippo Valley Medical Centre. He was unwell for quite some time and was admitted at the hospital after his condition deteriorated. We have lost the pillar of our family who united us during bad or good times. He will be buried at our family home in Old Boli in Headman Mupapa area which is under Chief Sengwe on Tuesday," said Gwanetsa.
    The late Gwanetsa was a politician who started his political career in the early 50s when he was working in Zambia. He moved back to Zimbabwe and used to keep freedom fighters during the war of liberation an act which was dangerous.
    He left behind four children, three boys and one girl and several grandchildren and great grand children. local news

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