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    Director of Zvishavane Newbase Construction Company dies


    ZVISHAVANE - The Director of New base Engineering and Construction Company Mr Newton Bhasera has died.
    The prominent businessman passed away two weeks ago at a private health facility in Harare where he was receiving treatment.
    He was 63 years old.
    Family spokesperson Emily Piwai confirmed. She said Bhasera had been diagnosed with cancer. He was laid to rest on Sunday at his rural home in Chivi where hundreds bade farewell to the businessman.
    Zvishavane Runde MP Fred Moyo described Basera as an icon and said his passing on is not only a loss to Zvishavane but the nation as a whole.
    "We have been robbed of an icon who raised Zvishavane's flag high with his company Newbase that created employment for many people. He was also a philanthropist who did many charity works including funding ophans and vulnerable children with school fees," said Moyo.
    Bhasera's son Newton Junior said the family is going to try by all means to carry on with their father's legacy.
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