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Brigadier General Epmarcus Walter Kanhanga declared National Hero

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PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the conferment of National Hero status on the late Brigadier General Epmarcus Walter Kanhanga (wartime name Cde Charles Munyoro), who died at his Guruve home in the early hours of Thursday.

In a statement, the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda said the conferment is in recognition of Brigadier General Kanhanga’s wartime role as a freedom fighter, his loyal and diligent service to the the country and region as a senior officer of the Zimbabwe Defence Force, his role as a Deputy Minister of government, his role as a Member of Parliament, as a leader in the corporate world, and as a consistent cadre of the ruling ZANU PF party.

Details of his burial at the National Hero’s Acre will be announced in due course.

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