The Herald (Harare)

8 November 2012

Zimbabwe: Tamborinyoka's Condition Improves - Chamisa

Prime Morgan Tsvangirai's spokesperson Mr Luke Tamborinyoka, who was involved an accident last Saturday, is recovering at a local hospital.

MDC-T organising secretary Mr Nelson Chamisa last night confirmed that Mr Tamborinyoka's condition had improved. "We have a God who answers prayers. I have been there (at the hospital) and he is showing remarkable improvement," he said.

The Zimbabwe Media Council yesterday released a statement wishing Mr Tamborinyoka a speedy recovery.

"Zimbabwe Media Council joins the rest of the media fraternity in wishing Mr Luke Tamborinyoka a speedy recovery after a near fatal traffic accident over the weekend. Mr Tamborinyoka, a renowned professional journalist who played a positive role in the establishment of the Zimbabwe Media Commission, has always been a passionate colleague when it comes to representing workers' rights. This was seen during his tenure as secretary-general of The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists from 2001-2003," read part of the statement.

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions yesterday wished Mr Tamborinyoka a quick recovery. In a statement, ZCTU secretary-general Mr Japhet Moyo described Mr Tamborinyoka as a fighter for democracy.

"(Mr) Tamborinyoka has been in the trenches fighting for democracy with all colleagues from the broader civil society and the ZCTU. On behalf of the working people of Zimbabwe, we wish him a quick recovery.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the Prime Minister's Office but we all hold on to the fact that Tamborinyoka is a fighter and he will certainly make a quick and full recovery," he said.

Mr Tamborinyoka was involved in an accident on Saturday night. He was on his way to his rural home in Domboshawa.

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