Former Zimbabwe student leader Paul Chimhosva has died in South Africa

Chimhosva was a feared University Zimbabwe Students Representative Council President  who rose to prominence in 1990/1 when the University of Zimbabwe students staged many demonstrations against the Mugabe regime.

The resistance resulted in closure of the University for several months.

Paul was forced to relocate to South Africa where he completed his Bsc Mechanical Engineering degree at University of the Witwatersrand in 1995.

At the time of his death Paul was working as a Project Manager Exxaro Resources in South Africa.

He is survived by one child.