Senator Mutsvangwa mourns Chief Mabhikwa

By ZBC Reporter

THE Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Senator Monica Mutsvangwa has sent a condolence message to the Mabhikwa family and the whole of Matebeleland North Province, following the death of Chief Mabhikwa on Sunday night.


“He was among the crop of patriotic young generation who became a Chief at a tender age of 19 in 2012 and a member of the Council of Chiefs. May work colleagues, friends and the Khumalo family be comforted and take solace as we mourn with them on the untimely departure of a workmate, friend and brother. Chief Mabhikwa will always be remembered. May his dear soul rest in eternal peace,” said the Minister in a statement.

Chief Mabhikwa was born Vusumuzi. N. Khumalo on the 24th of September 1992 in Lupane District, Matebeleland North Province.

 He attended Fatima High School, completed O’level studies in 2008 and after that proceeded to Masmore College in 2009 where he graduated with a Certificate in International Computer Driver’s License.


He later on attained a Diploma in Information Communication Technology at Boston City College in South Africa in the year 2012.

The late Chief Mabhikwa became a Board member of the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe in 2019 and served diligently.

Chief Mabhikwa died on the 22nd of May 2022 at St Luke’s Hospital after being involved in a head on collision with a haulage truck along Bulawayo Victoria Falls Highway around 10pm.