Presidential spokesperson George Charamba has lost his former wife with whom he birthed three of his children.
Charamba, who is Deputy Chief Secretary-Presidential Communications in the Office of the President of Zimbabwe, announced the sad news through his Twitter handle this Sunday morning.
The incident happened within hours after the top public official had buried his brother.
“WHEN IT POURS: Barely 12 hours after burying my brother Tinashe “Zvichemo” Charamba, the mother of my first three kids in my first marriage, Dr Rudo Grace-Gwata Charamba is late. She passed on in the early hours of this morning at Westend Hospital where she had been admitted for…kidney-related complications. May her soul rest in eternal peace,” he said.
It is the second time in a space of four years for the long serving public official to lose a partner.In May 2017, Charamba lost his wife, Idaishe Olivia Charamba, who succumbed to liver complications.Idaishe, who was a lawyer, died aged 45.Just like his just deceased former wife, Idaishe died at West End Hospital in Harare.