She joined ZBC as a junior reporter in the 1990s and rose through the ranks to become the station's first female editor in chief of NewsNet before her resignation in April 2003. 
She worked as Business and Entertainment producer for the TV programme This Morning which was launched in 2001. 
Taruvinga died on June 14, 2017, after battling breast cancer for two years and succumbed to the disease at a hospice in Northampton, United Kingdom. She was laid to rest just outside Corby Town, England on 20 June 2017.
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