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    Sunday, 26 November 2017

    Lt Colonel Machuwaire made liberation war hero


    SAMUEL MUZHINGI

    MASVINGO – A senior Army Officer and liberation struggle war veteran, Lieutenant Colonel Julius Machuwaire who died at Masvingo Provincial Hospital following a long illness has been made a liberation war hero.
    Machuwaire (55) was buried at Masvingo Provincial Heroes Acre on Tuesday last week.
    Minister of State for Masvingo, Paul Chimedza attended the burial.
    Machuwaire who was born in a family of six in Kondo Village under Chief Musikavanhu in Chipinge District attended primary education at Mwacheta before joining the liberation struggle in Mozambique in 1975.
    He served as an assistant to the ZANLA deputy army political commissar, the late Josiah Tungamirirai in 1978. He also operated in Manica and Gaza.
    Machuwaire is survived by wife Rosemary and five children.local news
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