Top Journalist Loses Wife, In-Laws To Covid-19 In Hours
13 August 2021

By A Correspondent- A senior Gweru Journalist has lost his wife and in-laws to Covid-19 in the space of few hours.

The journalist, Kudzai Musengi of Studio 7, lost his wife and her parents to COVID-19 on the same day.

According to Studio 7’s Thomas Chripasi, Musengi’s wife Vimbai Nhutsve Musengi and both her parents succumbed to COVID-19 on Wednesday.

Nhutsve family spokesperson Martin Nyadani told Studio 7 that the family has been devastated by the triple deaths. He said:

“We lost three family members at the same time. The first to pass away was Mrs Nhutsve, followed by Vimbai and then around 7 pm, Mr Nhutsve passed away. It has now been confirmed that the three succumbed to COVID-19.”

Nyadani added that Musengi’s in-laws were buried in Chirumanzi this Thursday and Vimbai will be buried in Mvuma on Friday.

Vimbai was well-known for fighting for the rights of women in Gweru and was also a journalist and author.