VETERAN BROADCASTER DIES IN THE UK newsdzeZimbabweNewsdzeZimbabwe

Yesteryear broadcaster Ray Watson Chirisa has died.

In line with one other veteran broadcaster John Masuku, the
United Kingdom-based Zimbabwean radio broadcaster died after battling a protracted

“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I share th
e unhappy information about
the loss of life of Ray Chirisa, a Nineteen Seventies fellow broadcaster on the RBC African service
now ZBC Radio Zimbabwe.

Ray was based mostly in the UK the place he handed on
about an hour in the past,” he mentioned.

“Sadly, when he referred to as me and one other identical technology
broadcast colleague Maguire Godzongere on his final go to to Zimbabwe not so
way back for us to satisfy and go down reminiscence lane we have been all engaged with different
enterprise and couldn’t regroup.”

He mentioned that it was solely two weeks in the past that Temba Belief
Chigwada, Ray’s nephew from my childhood neighbourhood, despatched me a photograph of
wasted Ray in a UK hospital that made my hope fade away.

Ray Chirisa has adopted departed broadcasters of his time
at Harare studios now Mbare studios like Sam Sibanda, Cephas Chimanga, Lisbern
Nasasara, Albert Kashiri (Mtimanzi), Jackson Sithole, Brighton Matewere,
Philemon Jusa, Rowell Tapfumaneyi (Sigobodla), Masimba Musarira and Benjamin
Tarumbwa amongst many others. Herald

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