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Zimbabwe: Matiza, Zimondi Declared National Heroes

Late Transport minister Joel Biggie Matiza and former Zimbabwe prisons commander Paradzai Zimondi have been declared national heroes.

25 January 2021 p Late Transport minister Joel Biggie Matiza and former Zimbabwe prisons commander Paradzai Zimondi have been declared national heroes.On Thursday, late Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Ellen Gwaradzimba was interred at the National Heroes Acre.Foreign Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo will be laid to rest at the national heroes acre after he was also accorded national hero status Friday.A joint burial was held at the national shrine for Gwaradzimba and nationalist Morton Malianga who died on 15 January, 2021.

Zimondi, a former prisons boss during the late Robert Mugabe's tenure, retired late last year after serving the institution for decades.To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

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