at his Rhodene home yesterday (May 11) had battled diabetes and hypertension
since 2012, a family spokesperson has said.
said the late businessman, who ran a successful bus company under the name
Mhunga for close to three decades, had been taking his medication consistently
before disaster finally struck.
time. Since 2012, he suffered from diabetes and BP. It is unfortunate that he
finally lost the battle and that we as a family have also lost him,” he said.
death, Tavaruva was refused admission into Makurira Memorial Clinic on the
basis of Covid-19.
they could not admit somebody who had not undergone Covid-19 tests. We then
took him back home and made arrangements that he be tested at home but as we
waited for the testing team to come, he passed on,” he said.
1936 in Gutu.
1983, building himself up to become a household name in the transport sector at
least at provincial level.
dogged the business over the years, with 37 Masvingo Teachers’ College students
being killed in one of the bus accidents along the Harare-Masvingo highway.
culminating in government deciding to cancel the company’s operating licence in
2009 after then Transport minister Nicholas Goche accused the company of
killing 70 passengers in three months.
families through direct jobs while a substantial amount of resources were also channeled
towards supporting Masvingo United Football Club.
list of contributors to the Masvingo Mayor’s Christmas Cheer Fund every year by
donating thousands of dollars to the charitable initiative.
wife, six children and 23 grandchildren, will be buried on Thursday, May 14 at