PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has lost his five year-old grandson after the boy succumbed to a respiratory condition at a local hospital where he was admitted.
The President’s grandson, Yasha Mafidi Mnangagwa, was the son of Sean.
In a statement, the Permanent Secretary for Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Mr Nick Mangwana said Yasha was receiving treatment for respiratory complications.
“It is with a great sense of sadness that we inform the nation that His Excellency, President Cde E.D. Mnangagwa and the First Lady Dr A Mnangagwa have lost their beloved grandson, Yasha Mafidi Mnangagwa today,” he said.
“Yasha (5 years old) was Sean Mnangagwa’s son. He died at a local hospital where he was receiving treatment for respiratory complications.”
Mr Mangwana sent his condolences to the First family, saying they deserve their privacy at this difficult time of bereavement.