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Businessman and Zanu-PF loyalist dies in road accident

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PROMINENT Beitbridge businessman and Zanu PF loyalist Emmanuel Tawanda Chiwa has died.

Chiwa was killed in an accident when his Honda Fit was involved in a three vehicles pile up involving another Honda Fit and a bus along the Beitbridge-Bulawayo road.

The mishap that claimed life of Chiwa, the owner of one of the border town’s biggest customs and freight forwarding company, Rhome Investments, occurred at around 11PM near OJs Business Centre.

Apart from freight forwarding, Mr Chiwa was popular for initiating a Community Social Responsibility (CSR) programme to build a maternity ward for Beitbridge residents, science lab at Vhembe High School and paying fees for disadvantaged children with a bias on STEM subjects.

The late Emmanuel Chiwa

Matabeleland South police spokesperson Chief inspector Philisani Ndebele confirmed the accident yesterday.

“I can confirm that Manu Chiwa, who was 35 years old, died on Wednesday on admission at Bainbridge Hospital after he was involved in an accident at the 319km peg along the Beitbridge-Bulawayo Highway,” Ndebele said.

“He was driving a Honda Fit vehicle which was following behind another Honda Fit, and there was a bus coming from the opposite direction. He lost control of his vehicle and hit another car from behind and died from injuries sustained on admission at the Beitbridge hospital.”

Beitbridge East legislator Albert Nguluvhe (Zanu PF) said Chiwa worked hard for both the party and the people behind the scenes.

Beitbridge East legislator Albert Nguluvhe (Zanu PF) said Chiwa worked hard for both the party and the people behind the scenes.

“He played a very big role during our 2018 election campaigns. I was with him up to late last night (Wednesday), discussing developmental issues for the constituency,’’ he said.

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