BREAKING NEWS: Former Chief Justice Chidyausiku dies

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Pretoria – Zimbabwe’s Former Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has died.

He was 70.

The former judiciary boss died today while admitted at a hospital in South Africa.

He is famous for allowing the land reform.

A close family relative who spoke on condition of anonymity told NewZimbabwe.com that the former Chief Justice, who retired last month, was ferried to South Africa on Tuesday morning and passed on this (Wednesday) afternoon.

It could not immediately be ascertained what ailment he was suffering from but the family said he had been unwell since his farewell dinner.

Family members were preparing to travel to South Africa Wednesday afternoon when they were told tragic news.

Chidyausiku retired in February this year and was replaced by Justice Luke Malaba.