Veteran trade unionist Lovemore Matombo dies
By Staff Reporter
VETERAN trade unionist and former Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) president Lovemore Matombo has died.
According to those close, to the developments, Matombo died in his home in Greendale, Harare on Monday.
Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) secretary general Raymond Majongwe confirmed Matombo’s death.
“Cde Lovemore Matombo former President of the ZCTU, President of CASWUZ, President of TUCZ has passed on. He passed on around 5pm at his Greendale home today. This gallant unflinching labour Cde will be greatly missed,” said Majongwe.
At the time of his death, Matombo was the President of Commercial and Allied Workers’ Union of Zimbabwe (CAWUZ), a splinter trade association of the ZCTU he formed after his fallout with main trade union body.