Death of John Makumbe

January 27, 2013

Zimbabwean commentator dies
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The Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's prominent political analyst Professor John Makumbe, an albino who also campaigned against prejudice toward the skin pigmentation condition, has died after a heart attack, colleagues say. He was 63.

The Movement for Democratic Change party said Monday that Makumbe, a prolific writer and commentator on Zimbabwe's turbulent political landscape, collapsed Sunday and died later at a medical facility near his Harare home. Read Complete Obituary

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