HARARE – On September 7 a funeral service will be held for Trudy Stevenson, who announced her family on Friday.
Stevenson died on August 24 while she was sent to Dakar, Senegal, where she had been Zimbabwean ambassador since 2009.
The former Harare South MP and senior member of the MDC party, died of acutepancreatitis, according to Secretary of State Joey Bimha.
In a statement on Friday, the Stevenson family said: "The funeral will take place on Friday 7 September at 10 a.m. in the Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church, Mount Pleasant, Harare, followed by light refreshments followed by a private cremation. . "
Zimbabwe's Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo paid tribute to Stevenson and described her as a "daughter of the ground."
& # 39; Ambassador Trudy Stevenson was a true daughter from the ground up to her last breath. Always to help a Zimbabwean, "he said on Twitter.