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Broadcaste­r Gudhlanga succumbs to COVID-19

- BY ARNOLD FANDISO Follow us on Twitter @NewsDayZim­babwe

Television and radio broadcaste­r Tawanda Gudhlanga has died.

He was 41.

His former radio station, Classic 263, confirmed that he succumbed to CoviD-19 complicati­ons.

He was now YaFM general manager in Zvishavane.

“Today is a dark day for us at @classic263, waking up to the passing on of Tawanda Gudhlanga has been really hard. We know he touched us at the studios and all our listeners in different ways. May God give us strength as we face this great loss,” Classic 263 tweeted. Gudhlanga was well-known for presenting a number of current affairs programmes on state broadcaste­r, ZBC-TV.

He also hosted a variety of current affairs programmes on Spot FM such as The Morning Grill and The Daily Dose.

When Spot FM rebranded to Classic 263, Gudhlanga hosted shows such as Random Chat and Classic Jam Session.

in 2017, Gudhlanga won the national Arts Merit Awards for outstandin­g radio journalist.

He is survived by wife and five children .

Burial arrangemen­ts will be announced in due course.

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The late Tawanda Gudhlanga

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