The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) news producer and presenter, Mrs Patience Mahuku Hondo, has died.

She was aged 39.

Mahuku-Hondo, passed on yesterday in harare, after a short illness.

She graduated with an Honours Degree in English and Communication Studies from the Midlands State University in 2004, before joining the ZBC News department on 01 December 2005, as a producer for television news.

In 2009 she became a producer/presenter within the national languages news desk, presenting Shona news on Radio Zimbabwe.

Mourners are gathered at house number 13-24th Crescent, Warren Park 2 in Harare.

Mahuku-Hondo’s body will be taken to Maumbe village in Hurungwe tomorrow ahead of its burial on Friday afternoon.

She is survived by her husband Lucious Hondo and three children.