....The death of the feisty late print journalist, broadcaster and later public relations practitioner, has robbed Zimbabwe of one of the few remaining dedicated television journalists.
Ndebele, who died aged 28 in her home city, Bulawayo, Thursday morning, was full of life....Ndebele, in all these events, exuded self belief and for many young girls in Bulawayo and some parts of Matabeleland, she was the reason to go on.
She was an icon who touched their lives and at the same time reflected the national qualities in her work.
Perhaps the name Ndebele was the only way people realized she was from Matabeleland.
Her sweet voice on This Morning, broadcast between 06:00hrs and 08:00hrs Monday to Friday, on ZTV, was the reason why admirers saw the good things in broadcasting despite shoddy management and shambolic state of affairs at the national broadcaster.
Here was a bubbly, energetic and proud journalist who wooed viewers to her programmes through an infectious smile.
The smile was the arsenal! It hid all the agony that she had to endure to keep professionalism evident at ZBH....