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    Herald Bureau Chief’s mother dies


    MASVINGO- Zimbabwe Union of Journalists Masvingo provincial chairman and Herald bureau chief, George Maponga's mother, Leona Maponga has died.
    She was 55.
    George who confirmed the  death and said her mother who was hypertensive died last Tuesday after a long illness.
    Leona Maponga is survived by her husband Clemence Maponga two boys and three girls and five grandchildren. She will be buried at Mupinga Village in Chiwara Communal lands in Gutu on a date to be advised.
    "Firstly I want to thank everyone who supported us as a family during my mother's battle with the illness. She was a strong fighter who laboured with illness for over 3 years. As a family we have lost a pillar of strength and a source of inspiration. The greatest lesson we learnt from her was to believe in God. She firmly believed in God and was a humble woman with a big heart who wished to see all her children grow. We have lost a heroine and a special mother who taught us the virtues of hard work,'' said Maponga.

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