Is Zimbabwe Erecting a Statue in Memory of Music Icon Tuku?

According to reports, the government has said that it will hold a memorial show and erect a statue in honour of music icon Oliver Mtukudzi, popularly known as Tuku, who died in Harare after a long battle with diabetes.

  • Zimbabwe:   Statue for Oliver Mtukudzi?

    Nyasa Times, 29 January 2019

    Government in Zimbabwe has confirmed that they will hold a big memorial show and also erect a statue in memorial of the fallen Zimbabwean music icon Oliver Mtukudzi who died at the… Read more »

Oliver Mtukudzi

  • Zimbabwe:   What They Said About Nzou Samanyanga

    Zimbabwe Standard, 28 January 2019

    I have heard with great sadness of the passing of our global jazz legend Oliver Mtukudzi. He was a guest at my wedding and was also my father's friend and inspiration. We had the… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Music Promoters Hit Hard By Tuku Death

    Zimbabwe Standard, 28 January 2019

    Prominent music promoter Josh Hozheri last week said the late music icon Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi helped him understand music promotion and had it not been for the artiste, he would… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Tuku - Personal Recollections

    The Herald, 29 January 2019

    I have veered off the beaten path and chosen a more personal angle on Oliver Mtukudzi. Although I had been listening to Mtukudzi for years, seen him dance on six-inch platform… Read more »


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