Zimbabwean Music Icon Tuku Declared National Hero

Musician Oliver Mtukudzi - known as Tuku - died on January 23, the same day his close friend and South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela died last year. News of his death has left fans heartbroken, with many taking to social media to express their condolences.

  • Zimbabwe:   Mtukudzi Is a National Hero

    The Herald, 25 January 2019

    International music icon Dr Oliver Mtukudzi was yesterday declared a national hero, becoming Zimbabwe's first musician to be accorded such status. President Mnangagwa announced Dr… Read more »

Oliver Mtukudzi.





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