PICS: Local stars pay tribute to Oliver Mtukudzi at memorial service

2019-02-06 17:00

Open to the public, the service was one that was meant to celebrate Oliver's music, with a program directed by musician Steve Dyer.

Oliver Mtukudzi to be honoured at Joburg memorial service

2019-02-01 16:00

The Joburg Theatre will host a memorial service for legendary Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi.

Remembering Oliver Mtukudzi: A legend in his own lifetime

2019-01-24 13:56

With his distinctive husky voice, Mtukudzi had a career that stretched from white minority-ruled Rhodesia to majority-ruled Zimbabwe, producing a string of hits that spread his fame across Africa and eventually to an international audience.

Tributes continue to pour in for Zim music star Oliver Mtukudzi

2019-01-23 20:01

One of Zimbabwe and Africa's most iconic musicians, Oliver Mtukudzi, died on Wednesday in the capital, Harare, at age 66, a fellow musician confirmed.

Social Media reacts to music legend Oliver Mtukudzi's death

2019-01-23 17:33

Zimbabwean music legend Oliver Mtukudzi has died after battling an unnamed illness for the past month.

Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi (66) dies

2019-01-23 16:51

According to several reports Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi has died. He was 66.


Legendary artist Oliver Mtukudzi to be remembered at Joburg Theatre memorial

2019-02-05 12:14

Fans, friends and family of legendary jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi will have the opportunity to celebrate the star's life at his memorial service which will be held at the Joburg Theatre.

Zimbabwean music star Mtukudzi declared a national hero

2019-01-24 19:53

Zimbabwe's president has declared the late Oliver Mtukudzi, one Africa's most iconic musicians, a national hero - an award historically reserved only for the ruling party elite.

Tuku made me fall in love with the sounds of Zimbabwe

2019-01-24 10:09

We will tell our children about your soft approach to how the regime made your people pariahs in their own country, writes Luthando Vikilahle.

Oliver Mtukudzi dies on exact same date as long-time friend Hugh Masekela - one year apart

2019-01-23 19:22

Oliver Mtukudzi has died on the same day, exactly one year apart, as celebrated South African trumpeter and, long-time friend, jazz musician Hugh Masekela.

5 songs we will remember Oliver Mtukudzi by

2019-01-23 16:55

Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi died on 23 January 2018.

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