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    Newspaper vendor Mavis dies


    BIKITA- Mavis Masasire, a newspaper vendor in Masvingo who hailed from Masasire Village in Bikita under Chief Masasire has died.
    She was 30.
    She died at Silveria Mission Hospital in Bikita after battling pneumonia for some time, a close friend who worked with her at a vending site, near Zesa offices Miriam Rivete confirmed the news.
    "Mavis left for her rural home on August 19 not feeling well and died on the 24th. We lost a friendly and hardworking colleague who taught us a lot in the newspaper industry," said Rivete.
    Masasire was buried at her rural home in Bikita on August 26 where several vendors from Masvingo converged to pay their last respects to a dear colleague.
    Among those who attended the burial was Dennis Hhlere, Sibingile Zinduru, Christina Kokai, Loveness Dambudzo, Kudakwashe Mayisiri and Felistas Muringa.
    "We lost a hard worker and the void that she left will be difficult to fill as she was a master of the trade," said Nickson Kwirirai at the graveside.
    "She used to work well with others and was sociable, we are pained with this loss, we say go well our workmate and sister," said Prudence Charamba who worked with her.
    Masasire started selling newspapers in 2008 and joined Albert Mbewe at the former Newsday offices at Kyle house in 2009.
    She is survived with one child.
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