Zanu PF Politburo member, Cde Abedinigo Ncubeâ€™s wife, Tracy, has died.
She was 56.
Mrs Ncube died at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo early today after a kidney failure.
Cde Ncube said his wife, who was a renal patient, had undergone several tests in and outside the country before the diagnosis was made last year.
He described Tracy as a loving wife, mother and pillar of strength whose death the family accepts as the will of God.
Born in Matshetshetshe area in Gwanda, Mrs Ncube was a successful business woman and farmer.
Mrs Ncube will be buried on Saturday in Gwanda.
She is survived by her husband and seven children.