Former Radio 3 DJ Peter Johns Dies

Peter Johns

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Veteran former ZBC Radio 3 (now PowerFM) disc jockey, Peter John’s has died.

The Radio Driver, as he was affectionately known, died in the United Kingdom on Monday evening.

Arguably one of the most popular radio DJs of his time, Peter Johns hosted the Midday Jam on the then Radio 3 in Zimbabwe.

The entertainer, who died in a UK hospital, had been unwell for some time.

He left the station in 2002.

He was now based in the United Kingdom at the time of his death where he continued as club DJ, internet radio broadcaster and host at many functions, especially those involving Zimbabweans in the diaspora.

Peter’s health has been failing. According to Mark, his eldest son: “Peter was in a South London hospital after succumbing to three strokes and a heart attack.

This was not the first time Peter was hospitalised. In 2010 he suffered a mild cardiac arrest and was operated on.

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