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Written by DFCP News , Thursday 17 September 2015 10:34

A memorial fund has been set up for the late Chiedza Brown who committed suicide in Texas, USA. The family said : Chiedza Brown was a beautiful, brilliant , loving daughter, sister, cousin and friend. September 12, 2015 "Chi" had taken her life. Chi was the daughter of two extremly talented Zimbabwean musicians who had also tragically passed, Andy Brown and Chiwoniso Maraire. Chi had touched the lives of Read more

Written by DFCP News , Sunday 6 September 2015 13:31

The question is whether traditional funeral cover (goods & services cover) is really worth it if you are a diasporan?Firstly, lets create scenarios that may happen now or in the future especially for Diasporas call them Global Villagers:   1. You relocate from one diaspora country to another, let's say from UK to Canada or say South Africa to Australia for example.2. Fast forward time by say 20/30/40 years as an example. If Read more

Written by DFCP News, Sunday 2 August 2015 22:12

Miriam Danai Nyazema's family has launched a Go Fund Me appeal for 10, 000.A family statement reads:On Tuesday, 28th July 2015 Danai Miriam Nyazema, a 35 year old nurse and mother, was stabbed to death in Manchester UK. She leaves behind an 8 year old daughter. Her family have been left in a state of shock at the sudden events that stole our daughter from us. Read more

Written by Insurers Association of Zambia, Friday 10 July 2015 18:17

Lusaka, Zambia  Madison Life Insurance Company (MLife), one of Zambias leading providers of life assurance, has today announced the launch Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan, the first of its kind in the country, Read more

Written by, Tuesday 7 July 2015 21:12

In a report by, bodies of at least 1 418 Zimbabweans were repatriated from South Africa in the past six months, Zimbabwean officials have reportedly said. The state media quoted Zimbabwe's consul-general to South Africa, Batiraishe Mukonoweshuro, as saying Zimbabweans living in South Africa often died of various ailments, especially during winter. "You will note t Read more

Written by DFCP News , Sunday 5 July 2015 13:16

A Go Fund Me appeal for US$10k has been launched for Sekuru Mupunga who passed on in USA.A family statement posted by Albert Chiwandamira on Go Fund Me on 30 June 2015 reads:The sudden death of Sekuru Mupunga from stroke in Michigan where he was visiting his family and hoping to attend his son's graduation  has left many of us broken hearted. For those that knew him, they can testify without a shadow of doubt Read more

Written by DFCP News, Saturday 4 July 2015 10:47

A Go Fund Me appeal has been launched 2 July to fund raise for the Wlater Kamwendo's body repatriation to Zimbabwe. He died in Canada.A statement on Go Fund Me read:Walter Kamwendo a beloved husband, father and brother has been taken away at a tender age of 40. Walter was Read more

Written by, Thursday 2 July 2015 12:41

FAMILY members and friends of the late traditional musician and former Hohodza Band frontman, Simbarashe Mudzingwa, are appealing for financial assistance to repatriate his body for burial in Zimbabwe. Mudzingwa, who was based in the United Kingdom, passed away on June 26 after a short illness, leaving behind three children two with ex-wife Rhoda Tongoga Read more

Written by Daily News, Thursday 2 July 2015 10:48

Zimbabweans based in Canada are currently raising funds to repatriate to Zimbabwe the body of Thomson Kachingwe, a former manager of chimurenga music legend Thomas Mapfumo who passed away in To Read more

Written by DFCP News, Monday 22 June 2015 19:49

A Go Fund Me appeal to raise US$5,000 has been launched for Christopher Bwalya Chibuta: This young man, only born in 1989, died on 3rd June in his sleep in Winnipeg Canada. He moved to Canada to get a degree in Economics o Read more