Former minister and retired Zanu PF Information secretary Nathan Shamuyarira died on Wednesday night at West End Clinic in Harare. He was 85.
Shamuyarira died after a long illness.
Born on 29 September 1928, Shamuyarira fought in the country’s struggle for liberation and was to later serve as an information minister before retiring to focus on his role as Zanu PF secretary for Information.
In 2010, he left active politics and was out of the limelight until the time of his death.
Details of his funeral and national hero status were not immediately available