Professor Jonathan Moyo Zimbabwe's Higher Education and Training Minister took to twitter to announce the sudden death of his daughter Zanele Moyo on twitter yesterday.
Zanele Moyo was a 20-year-old student at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
The cause of her death is not known but she was found dead in her Cape Town apartment.
According to reports the minster received the tragic news via a phone call while touring the National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.
Although the police have been contacted to establish the cause of her death, the University Of Cape Town (UCT) has sent its condolences to the Moyo family.