james chiyangwa.jpgProminent businessman and music promoter, Mr. James Chiyangwa, popularly known as Jimmy Jimalo has died.

Mr. James Chiyangwa passed away this afternoon at Westend hospital in Harare where he was admitted after a long battle with cancer.

He was 46.

Charles Tembure, an uncle to the late Jimmy Jimalo described his late nephew as a pillar of strength to the family while Mrs. Ellen Chironga a niece to the late said the family  has been robbed of a cornerstone of the Chiyangwa family.

Born in Chegutu in 1964 Jimmy Jimalo was educated at St Francis High School.

He moved to Harare in the 1980s where he operated his first bottle store in Seke.

He earned acclaim as a Bus Operator and in entertainment circles as a Music Promoter. 

The late Jimalo is survived by his wife Agnes and five children.

Mourners are gathered at house number 4282 Old Highfield in Harare.

Burial arrangements  are not yet announced.