Huge Send-Off for Zimbabwean Music Icon Oliver Mtukudzi

The popular musician has been laid to rest at his rural home in Madziwa, Shamva North, Mashonaland Central. Thousands of Zimbabweans travelled from across the country to bid farewell to Tuku.

  • Zimbabwe:   Rousing Send-Off for Tuku

    The Herald, 28 January 2019

    Artistes, music lovers and the country's leadership took time off their busy schedules to bid farewell to the first musician to be accorded national hero status, Oliver Mtukudzi. Read more »

Tuku laid to rest.

Thousands travelled from across the country to bid farewell to Tuku.

Oliver Mtukudzi.

  • Zimbabwe:   Tuku Leaves Void At SA Jazz Festival

    The Herald, 26 January 2019

    The late international music icon, Oliver Mtukudzi was set to headline Cape Town International Jazz Festival, a two-day concert where international, regional and local jazz… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Let's Emulate Tuku - President

    The Herald, 28 January 2019

    PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has called on Zimbabweans to take a leaf from the late national hero, Oliver Mtukudzi, who never despised or sought to harm the nation despite his… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Fare Thee Well Tuku, the Poet

    The Herald, 28 January 2019

    It was the late Dr Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura, who defined poetry, once upon a lecture, as the overflow of emotion captured in moments of tranquillity. I was still a young undergrad… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Tuku Burial - CEO Detained By Soldiers

    New Zimbabwe, 27 January 2019

    Soldiers detained CEO Jeff Madzingo as he attended the burial of national hero and legendary singer Oliver Mtukudzi on Sunday. Read more »



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