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Gibson Sibanda dies in Bulawayo Hospital


Former trade unionist and Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) founding president Gibson Sibanda has died.
Sibanda died at Mater Dei hospital in Bulawayo at the age of 66 after a long battle with cancer .

Sibanda served as a trade unionist alongside MDC T leader Morgan Tsvangirai with Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) in the 1980s until the formation of the MDC in 1999.

At the time of his death, he was Minister of National Healing in Zimbabwe’s Government of National Unity and Vice-President of MDC-M, a break-away faction of the MDC.

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