Zimbabwe Ambassador to Mozambique Dies

Harare- Former Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) Chief of Staff, retired  has died.

He succumbed to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) related complications on Tuesday.

General Nyikayaramba was Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Mozambique after he was retired by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in March 2019.

The news of the General’s death was confirmed by multiple sources who included, former Zanu PF politician and Norton Member of Parliament Temba Mliswa in the morning of Tuesday 9 February 2021.

Writing on social media platform Twitter, Mliswa said devastated by the death of the late diplomat.

“Gutted to receive news that Ambassador, Rtd. Major-General Douglas Nyikayaramba is no more after succumbing to Covid-19. A General par excellence, he is certainly most deserving of National Hero status. MHDSRIEP” wrote Mliswa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa also confirmed the retired Lieutenant General’s death at the beginning of a Cabinet meeting held early morning today.