Zimbabwe Agriculture minister Perrance Shiri dies of Covid-19

Perence Shiri, Zimbabwe minister of Land, Agriculture and Land Resettlement during a past event. FILE PHOTO | JEKESAI NJIKIZANA | AFP

What you need to know:

  • President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced the death of retired air force marshal Perrance Shiri on Wednesday.
  • Perrance Shiri was hospitalised days after his driver succumbed to Covid-19. 

Zimbabwe's Agriculture Minister has died of Covid-19 at the age of 65, a day after two legislators tested positive for the disease.

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