Connect with us


Zimbabwe’s foreign minister dies of COVID-19



Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Sibusiso Moyo, died of COVID-19 complications on Wednesday.

The minister tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

The Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, confirmed Moyo’s death on his Twitter handle in Harare.

The president wrote: “It is with a heavy heart that I announce Foreign Minister Dr. SB Moyo, has died.

Read also: COVID-19: Zimbabwe declares nationwide curfew to curb spread of deadly virus

“Zimbabwe has lost a devoted public servant and a true hero, and I have lost a friend. He fought his entire life so that Zimbabwe could be free.

“May he rest in peace.”

A close family member of Mr. Moyo also confirmed the death of the Zimbabwean minister.

It’s true my brother. He tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday (Tuesday),” the source stated.

Join the conversation


Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

one × five =