By Takunda Mandura
Sad news has hit the media fraternity as the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) Kadoma /Chegutu Branch Chairperson Jabes Lefani died yesterday in the morning in an incident which involved a City Link bus.
ZUJ posted on its Facebook page yesterday “The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists, ZUJ, wishes to inform the membership that the ZUJ Kadoma/Chegutu Branch that Chairperson, Cde Jabes Lefani died this morning in an incident that involved a bus.,”
Kadoma Traffic Police refused to give information regarding the death of Lefani saying “hatipi (we do not give) information over the phone,”
Reports circulating on social media suggest that Lefani committed suicide by throwing himself in front of a moving bus.
Berina Community Radio Station posted on its Facebook page “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of veteran journalist and one of Berina FM volunteers Mr. Jabes Lefani. Initial reports are suggesting that he committed suicide by throwing himself in front of a moving bus near Waverley Bustop his morning.
Lefani was very popular in the media circles in reporting soccer news and covering news articles for Eiffel Flats Kadoma Untied, Kadoma Wildcats football club and Golden Valley football club .
Funeral arrangements have not yet been finalised.