Hundreds of people thronged the Glen Forest Cemetery this Tuesday (today) to lay to rest veteran broadcaster, Dominic Mandizha who died last Saturday at the Avenues Clinic.

Mandizha succumbed to diabetes and hypertension.

Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister, Dr Christopher Mushohwe described Mandizha as a humble man who worked for a good cause in the media fraternity.

Family spokesperson, Mr Simon Mandizha said the family has lost a pillar of strength who was generous and thanked all those who assisted the family during the time of bereavement.

The late veteran broadcaster was born in Mhondoro in 1937 and did his secondary education at St Francis Xavier College Kutama.

He joined the then Southern Rhodesia Broadcasting Corporation now ZBC in 1964 as a programme producer.

Mandizha later assumed the role of senior programmes producer in 1974 and was part of the ZBC top executives to champion the transformation of the national broadcaster from being a propaganda machinery of the colonial settler regime, into a people’s station.