Stan Mudenge


HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - State radio says Zimbabwe's former foreign minister Stan Mudenge has died. He was 71.

The radio on Friday reported Mudenge collapsed before giving a speech at a meeting of academics in the southern town of Masvingo.

A loyalist of President Robert Mugabe's party, he was the foreign minister for a decade after serving as the country's chief diplomat at the United Nations for five years. At the time of his death Thursday he was the higher education minister in charge of universities and colleges.

Mudenge had received treatment for a heart condition. As an academic and historian, his writings on ancient African civilizations became school textbooks after Zimbabwe's independence in 1980 that debunked much of the colonial-era teaching on a 14th Century tribal dynasty from which Zimbabwe draws its name.

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Losing someone in death is never easy.Know that my thoughts are with you,and GOD'S thoughts are always there.He has said "I-I myself am the One that is comforting you people".(isaiah 51:12)(ms. mebane)

My condolenses to Hon Mudenge family. You are in our in our prayers.On behalf of Njiva Family she shares your sorrows.
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Dear Family,
Please except my condolence for the loss of Mr. Mudenge. I know you will miss him greatly. Please find comfort in knowing God those care about the pain you are feeling. Psalm 145:16 says the time will come when God will open his hand and satisfy the desire of every living thing.

Death is unnatural and hard to accept. We are not used to dealing with the loss of our loved ones. We feel pain of the loss. My sympathy goes out to the Mudenge family. He's now at rest, and that is the arrangement our loving heavenly Father. Comfort be to all.

Stan,you left foot marks that can not be erased on this Planet.You were a worthy citizen of the world.You have left us a rich and permanent through your research and works on Zimbabwean history in particular and African history in general. R.I.P Mwana wevhu

My sincere condolences to the Mudenge family. He is resting peacefully Eccl. 9:5

To the family of the Honorable Brother Stan Mudenge, know that the ascension of this great man to join the African ancestors shall be one of jubilation and joy for the great work he did for the cause of liberation and independence of Africans and people the world over. He shall be remembered and live forever through the noble cause for which he sacrificed himself.

My condolences to The Mudenge Family. In the days ahead you will find God is a source of true strength and is willing to help each of us to cope when we are faced with the sorrow of losing our loved one. (Psalms 46:1). Alabama