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The Sunday Mail (Zimbabwe) - - COMMENT -

DEATH, that in­evitable con­clu­sion to life, vis­ited sev­eral prom­i­nent per­son­al­i­ties this past week. Hu­man­ity will never get ac­cus­tomed to it no mat­ter how many times it vis­its.

A dark cloud hangs over the na­tion.

First, the me­dia sec­tor was robbed of Sharon Muguwu, an En­ter­tain­ment Re­porter who wrote for the Daily News. It is a gap that will be felt in the in­dus­try.

We hear she suc­cumbed to leukemia, cancer of the blood; at the young age of 28. We com­mis­er­ate with her fam­ily.

With the heartache still throb­bing her rel­a­tives, peers and col­leagues; for­mer Zim­babwe in­ter­na­tional foot­baller Edzai Kasin­auyo breathed his last and crossed to other side on Fri­day. He was 42. May the Kasin­auyo fam­ily find com­fort in the good Lord.

Young souls gone too soon.

Then only yes­ter­day, we woke up to the news of Cde Chinx Chin­gaira’s pass­ing, that gal­lant son of the soil whose pa­tri­otic melodies made the jour­ney to­wards the lib­er­a­tion of this coun­try some­what bear­able.

Go well son of the soil, you fought a good fight. What a sad week for the na­tion. These souls dili­gently con­trib­uted im­mensely in their di­verse spheres dur­ing their short lives on this earth. It was as if they were sub­con­sciously aware that they were rush­ing against time, and there­fore made good use of it.

While their strug­gles were dif­fer­ent as black and white, their loss is felt across the whole coun­try. Their re­spec­tive con­tri­bu­tions to the me­dia, soc­cer and lib­er­a­tion strug­gle will for­ever be cher­ished.

May their dear souls rest in eter­nal peace.

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