Brig-general Charles Kaneta declared a national hero

The Herald reports that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared late Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) logistics director Brigadier-General Charles Kaneta a national hero.

Kaneta died on Saturday after collapsing while at his farm in Nyanga. He was rushed to Hauna hospital where he was certified dead on arrival.

In a statement Monday evening, President Mnangagwa said the death of Kaneta came as a shock as he showed no signs of ill-health and was on a routine visit to his rural home in Honde.

He described the late general as a tough and brilliant military instructor through whose hands passed many cadres.

Please read the full story on today Herald-  Tuesday 13 September 2022