In a sad development, popular Actress, Bibiana Mapuranga who features as Mai Abhibho in ZBC TV drama Mawoko Matema died after a short illness.

Mapuranga died at Harare Central Hospital this Saturday after a short illness.

 “The death of Bibiana has pained us all. We are at loss of words but we say Bibiana you have left a gap that cannot be filled. The arts industry will never be the same without her, She was a time keeper,” said Bonface Chimedza, the President of Zimbabwe Arts and Culture Industry Association.

Bibiana was born on 28 December 1971 in Rusape.

Mourners are gathered at house number 409 Kunzwi Crescent, Glen Norah B, Harare.