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VP John Nkomo dies

by Moyo Roy
17 Jan 2013 at 11:52hrs | 17271 Views
The Vice presedent of Zimbabwe, John Landa Nkomo has died, he passed on this afternoon around 12 noon a reliable  source told Bulawayo24 News.

VP Nkomo was 79 years old.

Nkomo was rushed to St Annes hospital in Harare last night around 8 pm.

Presidential spokesman George Charamba has confirmed from Dubai that VP John Nkomo died in South Africa. But according to the state media Nkomo died St Annes hospital in Harare.

John Nkomo has been suffering from a cancer-related illness in the last few years that has seen him in and out of hospital while at times he has been airlifted to hospitals in South Africa for special treatment.

Source - Byo24News
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