Phineas Makhurane

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: Zimbabwean distinguished academic and the founding vice-chancellor of the National University of Science and Technology who was one of the first Africans to study physics and mathematics at the University of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (now the University of Zimbabwe), and who was the first to introduce industrial attachment to universities in southern Africa that replaced vacation training, among his academic achievements.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes

 

Born: January 13, 1939

 

Died: December 1, 2018

 

Location: Msida, Malta