Veteran Zim Journalist, Judith Makwanya Dies

Judith Makwanya

By Lisa Masuku

Veteran Journalist, Judith Makwanya has passed away.

The veteran broadcaster is reported to have succumbed to a short illness after she was admitted at a local hospital on Monday with an as yet undisclosed medical emergency.

The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting confirmed the news  on its twitter page.

“Government learns with sadness of the untimely passing on of Diplomatic Correspondent Ms Judith Makwanya. Judith served her country with distinction and was one of the journalists placed on the sanctions list which became a Roll of Honour for Patriots. May Her Soul Rest in Peace.” read the tweet

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Judith Makwanya is  most known for having worked for ZBC for decades. and at the time of her death, she was a Diplomatic Correspondent.