As Zimbabwe is slowly recovering from the dark cloud of last week’s unrest, the country has yet again been dragged deeper into mourning through the passing away of one of its legends.
Today news of the passing away of legendary Zimbabwean singer Oliver Mtukudzi hit the streets on social media, with many users expressing shock and disbelief to the news.
Tuku’s passing away comes on the anniversary of the passing away of the legendary South African Jazz and liberation struggle icon musician Hugh Masekela.
Many of his fans will remember him for his hit songs Neria Mutserendende, Todii and his collaboration with South African hitmaker Ringo Madlingozi on Into yam’
Mtukudzi passed away at Avenues clinic and the cause of his death has not been confirmed. However word circulating has it that he has been in hospital for the past month. He is survived by his wife Daisy and two daughters.