Dr Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura has died


PROMINENT academic and University of Zimbabwe lecturer Dr Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura has died. According to his brother Vengai, Chivaura died today in the morning at the Avenues Clinic in Harare.

“I am heavily saddened by the passing on of my brother, a great leader, mentor, teacher, a man who stood up, fought and advocated for his beloved country Zimbabwe’s rights, a Zimbabwean icon, and a man who was a great pillar of strength in the Gukwe and Chivaura family,” his brother, Vengai said in a Facebook post.

Dr Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura

Vengai said burial arrangements will be announced in due course.

Chivaura was a senior lecturer in the department of English where he was teaching literature, media and communication studies.

He also presented various ZBC programmes on Zimbabwean and African history like Zvavanhu.