mafree moyo.jpgZBC Current Affairs and Research Manager, Freedom Moyo, has died. He was 37.

 

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He passed away in the early hours this Tuesday morning at West End Hospital where he was being treated for injuries sustained in a car accident on Saturday morning.

 

Mourners are currently gathered at Flat No 21, Farai Court, Baines Avenue in Harare.

 

Family spokesperson and brother to the deceased, Mr. Agent Moyo said a funeral service will be held today at around 5pm at Nyaradzo Funeral Parlour.

 

Freedom will be buried in Esigodini on Thursday 10am at Emkhayeni Cemetery.

 

Born on August 18, 1974 in Plumtree, Freedom did his primary education at Mkhayeni and Mvuthu Primary schools.

 

He then proceeeded to Mvuthu Secondary in Esigodini where he completed his secondary education.

 

He was attached to Radio Four as Producer/ Presenter from 1996 to 1997 and commenced duty as a reporter in February 1998.

 

In 2000 Moyo was transferred to Matabeleland South as a reporter and thereafter was appointed Bureau Chief responsible for Gwanda in 2001.

 

He was transferred to Harare on 6 January 2002 where he worked as a reporter, only to be appointed Matabeleland North Bureau Chief in 2004.

 

He was again transferred to Harare to take up the post of Manager Bulletins on the 1st of April 2009.

 

Moyo held a Diploma in Communications and Journalism from Ccosa and a Certificate in TV Production organised by Commonwealth Broadcasting Association and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in conjunction with ZBC.

 

His illustrious work ethic saw him receiving a special increment for outstanding work performance in June of 2000.

 

In 2003 Moyo received the Environmental Reporter Award.

 

Freedom is survived by four children, three daughters and a son.