Media, business mourn Tawanda Gudhlanga

By ZBC Reporter

The late former ZBC radio and television presenter Tawanda Gudhlanga who succumbed to Covid-19 this Wednesday has been described as a rare breed of journalist, whose programmes contributed to national development

The media and business sectors have mourned the death of former ZBC radio and television personality Tawanda Gudhlanga with many describing his demise as a huge loss which has left a void that will be difficult to fill.

The late Gudhlanga’s influence stretched from social, political and economic issues, earning him respect of executives and fellow journalists.

“Tawanda championed economic change. He could relate with everyone – doctors, lecturers… Big business people are calling saying we have lost a giant,” said YA FM Chief Executive Officer Munyaradzi Hwengwere.

ZUJ President Micheal Chideme said, “Tawanda was a very jovial and likeable colleague.”

“Tawanda made a huge impact on the business side of the country  influencing policy change through his show ‘Morning grill’,” said CZI immediate past president Sifelani Jabangwe.

Yet in all his hard work, he remained a humble family man.

Family spokesperson Tendekai Makoni said, “Tawanda was an encourager, always jovial.”

Mourners are gathered at 7245 Shangani Crescent, Zimre Park in Harare.

Burial arrangements will be announced in due course.