Founding National University for Science and Technology (NUST) Vice Chancellor, Professor Phenias Makhurane has been declared a national hero status.
State media reported the development Thursday morning. The renowned academic is expected to be buried at the National Heroes Acre on Saturday.
According to his son Moeketsi, Prof Makhurane passed on at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo after a long battle with diabetes. He was 79 years old.
More to follow ...
Read the original article on New Zimbabwe.
AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.
AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 600 news and information items daily from over 150 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC.