Mahofa gets national hero status
The late Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Shuvai Ben Mahofa is a national heroine.
Said Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo:
His Excellency the President and First Secretary of ZANU PF Robert Gabriel Mugabe has conferred a National Heroine Status on the Late Comrade Shuvai Ben Mahofa.
The decision was made on Wednesday at a politburo meeting before President Mugabe flew out for for the SADC summit in South Africa.
Mahofa passed away on Heroes Day at Makurira Memorial Hospital in Masvingo after passing out at her Rodenne Home.
Burial arrangements will be made after consultations with her family but it is expected that it will be synced with the availability of the president after his return from South Africa.