BREAKING: Superstar Tuku dies

Zimbabwean music legend, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died.

Source: BREAKING: Superstar Tuku dies – NewsDay Zimbabwe January 23, 2019

The 66-year-old music superstar, whose career took him to the international stage, has been battling illness for the past month.

Although there is yet to be an official statement, sources said Tuku died this afternoon at the Avenues Clinic in Harare.
With 66 albums to his name, the musician has toured several countries and has been endorsed by many companies as their brand ambassador. He has been to all five continents of the world, playing in world capitals and at top festivals.
Tuku has contributed immensely to the nurturing of Zimbabwean music talents and holds various prestigious positions, among them the Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations Children’s Fund and the coveted Cavaliere of the Order of Merit bestowed on him by the Italian government.


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    Samuel 4 years ago

    Score line at half time:
    Tuku ………….5
    Zimbabweans ……….0

    Game Over!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. What shall we do without Oliver . Mutukudzi unodada. Why leaving us at this most difficult time. Hazineyi wazorora. Oh what shall we do.

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    Jonsina 4 years ago

    My deepest condolences to Mtukudzi family and local and international fans. Oh our short life on earth! Be gone Home Oliver.