SAD NEWS: Chiviya dies


Former SADC Parliamentary Forum Secretary-General Dr Esau Chiviya dies

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Parliamentary Forum is mourning the loss of its former Secretary-General, Dr Esau Chiviya, who passed away on Monday, June 3rd, 2024, in Windhoek, Namibia.

Dr Chiviya, a Zimbabwean national, had served as the head of the regional inter-parliamentary body from August 1, 2009, to June 30, 2019. During his decade-long tenure, he was widely praised for his unwavering dedication to parliamentary excellence and his significant contributions to strengthening democratic governance across Southern Africa.

“Dr Chiviya was a remarkable professional who served the SADC PF and the SADC region’s parliamentary community with unparalleled dedication and distinction,” said HonoUrable Roger Mancienne, the current President of the SADC PF and Speaker of the National Assembly of Seychelles.

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