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chronicle.co.zw 02 Aug, 2022 10:15 am

Who will CONT-inue your work?

Who will CONT-inue your work?
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” Zanu-PF Lupane District Coordinating Committee chairperson Cde Permanent Sibanda said the playwright must be declared a national hero.“With Cont it’s not a matter of lobbying, Cont made himself a national hero during his life, his deeds, his achievements makes him stand up above the rest.He is an automatic beneficiary of a national hero status.If you look at the artistic value of Mtukudzi (late national hero Oliver) and look at the artistic value of Cont to us, the Ndebele and our culture, no one should lobby, it should be an automatic status given and I’m sure the Government will do that,” said Cde Sibanda.

If I had the power I would declare him a national hero because he has contributed a lot to the arts industry of our country,” said Nyathi.The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Monica Mutsvangwa said Cont’s death was a blow to the arts sector in Zimbabwe.

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