Harare-Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) legislator for Glen View South and daughter to founding MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java has died.
Vimbai has been battling injuries sustained in a road accident near Kwekwe. The accident claimed two MDC officials one of whom was an uncle to Vimbai.
Eldest daughter to the late Morgan Tsvangirai, Vimbai was elected MP for Glen View South in 2013 and recently was elected secretary general for women assembly in the MDC.
The MDC communications department expressed shock at Vimbai’s death.
“The MDC has learned with shock the sad passing on of Hon. Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java this afternoon. The eldest daughter of our late icon Dr. Morgan Tsvangirai, Hon. Java was recently elected Women’s Assembly Secretary General and a Member of Parliament for Glen View South. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family” read a statement from the MDC
Since the accident on May 14, she has been admitted and receiving treatment at a local private hospital
More details to follow
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