Sad News : Another Nguni Army General, Sydney BHEBE Dies In Zimbabwe


The Commander Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), Lieutenant General David Sigauke regrets to announce the untimely passing on of Major General (Retd) Sydney Bhebe. Major General Bhebe died on Monday evening, 13 June 2022 at the Avenues Clinic in Harare.

He was 61.

The late Major General (Retd) Bhebe was born on 30 December 1960 at Masase Mission Hospital in Mberengwa District, Midlands Province. He grew up in Tinhayi Kraal under Chief Mtevaidze also in Mberengwa.

He did his primary education from Grade 1 to 3 at Masase Primary School from 1967 to 1969, Mavorovondo Primary School for Grade 4 in 1970, Chiremba Primary School in Epworth, Harare in 1971 for Grade 5, Mnene Boarding School and Danamombe Primary School in Mberengwa for Grade 6 in 1972 and completed his primary education in 1973 at Msiningira Primary School also in Mberengwa.

His parents were both teachers hence he kept on transferring to a number of primary schools following his parents’ transfers.

Major General (Retd) Bhebe did his secondary education at Masase Secondary School also in Mberengwa from 1974 to 1977.

He joined the Liberation Struggle under the Zimbabwe African People’s Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA) after crossing the border into Zambia via Botswana in April 1977.

Source : Zimbabwe National Army ZNA

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