Edgar Tekere dies

edgar_tekereHARARE Former Zanu (PF) secretary general and cabinet minister, Edgar Tekere (pictured), died today. Details are sketchy at this stage. Tekere was born on April 1, 1937, and served as a member of the Zanu Dare reChimurenga High Command during the war of liberation.

At independence in 1980 he was appointed minister of Labour and Manpower Planning, but was sacked after a lengthy murder trial in 1981.

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