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Tuku breaks silence on 'fake' honorary degree

11 July 2014 | 3636 Views
SUPERSTAR musician Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi yesterday broke his silence over the controversial honorary degree recently conferred on him by a suspected bogus organisation, International Institute of Phi...
by Everson Mushava and Silence Charumbira

Oliver Mtukudzi gets doctorate degree

04 July 2014 | 2843 Views
The International Institute of Philanthropy (IIP) will tomorrow, July 4, 2014, confer an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Human Letters (DHL) to Zimbabwe's most internationally renowned musical ambass...
by Staff Reporter

Doctorate Degree for Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi

03 July 2014 | 2620 Views
The International Institute of Philanthropy (IIP) will tomorrow, July 4, 2014, confer an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Human Letters (DHL) to Zimbabwe's most internationally renowned musical ambassado...
by Own correspondent

Superstar Oliver Mtukudzi invades Victoria Falls

24 June 2014 | 2706 Views
Superstar Oliver Mtukudzi, who is also the Goodwill ambassador of the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ), was late Monday scheduled to perform before more than 350 delegates who have converg...
by Staff reporter

Tuku makes history with Ladysmith Black Mambazo

20 June 2014 | 2792 Views
Oliver Mtukudzi and Joseph Shabalala, founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, first met as young men in 1978 and have admired each other's music since then.  Last week they were in studio in Durban ...
by Arts reporter

Tuku, Shabalala Rythm tour SA

21 May 2014 | 4405 Views
They will perform at the two Mtukudzi Africa Day Concerts to be held at Caversham Mill in Dargle, KZN Midlands, on May 24 and at the Rainbow Restaurant in Pinetown on May 25.Sibongiseni S...
by Arts reporter

Tuku not one of the Wealthiest African musician for 2014

04 May 2014 | 7896 Views
African musicians are fast becoming internationally sought after and here is the full list of the Wealthiest African Artist as stated by source MTV Base.1. Youssou N'Dour - The Senegalese ...
by Arts reporter

Workers' Day Message from Oliver Mtukudzi

30 April 2014 | 2496 Views
Fellow Zimbabweans,About two weeks ago our country celebrated the 34th anniversary of its hard won independence. It was indeed a time for all of us to pause and reflect on the journey we h...
by Oliver Mtukudzi

Tuku steps up philanthropic activities

28 April 2014 | 2036 Views
Music icon to visit Tokwe-Mukosi, Harare Hospital and perform at school fundraiser.This week, fresh from a successful Greatest Hits Concert held on...
by Staff Reporter

Tuku Recalls Picky for Greatest Hits Concert

22 April 2014 | 5031 Views
The fans have spoken and it's all systems go for Oliver Mtukudzi's greatest hits concert where a playlist of songs chosen over the radio and online by fans will make up the music icon's set on Friday ...
by Staff Reporter

'I wasted time at school,' says Tuku

09 April 2014 | 5221 Views
Music superstar Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi bemoans the time he wasted pursuing academic studies that he had no passion for.The 62 year old internationally recognised music icon who has just return...
by Staff reporter

Tuku receives global award

12 February 2014 | 3241 Views
Musician Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi was presented with the Global Service Award by the Skagit Valley College in the United States of America for his contribution to children's rights.The award was...
by Tawanda Marwizi

Police track down Mtukudzi robbers

12 February 2014 | 5133 Views
The trial of three men suspected to have robbed Daisy Mtukudzi of her handbag and stealing cash and valuables worth $3 000 continued yesterday with the State calling the investigating officer....
by Court Reporter

Mtukudzi's wife narrates how robbers pounce on her

11 February 2014 | 5501 Views
Three suspects who allegedly smashed the window of a car Daisy Mtukudzi was driving and snatched her handbag stealing cash and valuables worth US$3 000 have appeared in court. The trio, ...
by Court Reporter

Mtukudzi's wife robbed

06 February 2014 | 5549 Views
Oliver Mtukudzi's wife, Daisy, lost $1 500, a mobile phone and other valuables when robbers smashed the window of a car she was driving and snatched her handbag on Tuesday evening.According t...
by Tawanda Marwizi

Tuku to release 62nd album

26 January 2014 | 2840 Views
The legendary Oliver Mtukudzi and his group The Black Spirits be releasing the 62nd album when Tuku returns from his overseas tour, the Standard reported.The musician is...
by Arts reporter

Mtukudzi slams 'meaningless' Zimbabwean music

29 October 2013 | 3294 Views
Musician Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi has slammed what he calls "meaningless music" from some of Zimbabwe's young musicians, especially the urban groovers.Tuku (61) said musicians should nurture the...
by Arts reporter

Africa's richest musicians named

09 October 2013 | 6475 Views
JUST like Forbes, Huffington post has also released a list of its own version of 10 richest African musicians. See the names of the musicians who made the list.1. Youss1. Youssou N'dourYoussou...
by Pulse

Tuku comes to Bulawayo, to share stage with Jeys and Sulu

12 September 2013 | 3177 Views
SUPERSTAR Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi, back in the country after a successful European tour, is set to perform in Bulawayo on 20 September at Amphitheatre.He will be joined on stage by Sulumani "Bat...
by Entertainment Reporter

Ex-Tuku members release new album

29 August 2013 | 3613 Views
Long serving Black Spirits member, Namatai Mubariki-Chipanga has released her debut album that she worked on with her husband Charles Chipanga.The album is titled 'Grace Moments'.Namat...
by arts reporter

'Everyday I miss Sam,' says Mtukudzi

19 August 2013 | 2739 Views
One of the most important African performers, the guitarist's blend of mbaqanga and jiti, mbira orchestras and the traditional drumming styles of his KoreKore tribal group is frequently called Tuku Mu...
by Arts reporter

Oliver Mtukudzi, Canada Concerts

07 August 2013 | 3721 Views
Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi is arguably the most powerful creative force to emerge from Zimbabwe in the last three decades. Carefully balancing compelling rhythms and accessible melodies with insig...
by Ngoni Kundishora

Tuku Canadian Concert morphing into a Zimbabwe Solidarity Tour

13 August 2013 | 1986 Views
Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi, arguably Zimbabwe's most internationally known acclaimed artist, having graced notable U.S late night shows such as the David Letterman late night show; is the biggest internat...
by Tsungai Chipato

Tuku billed for Canada charity concerts

06 July 2013 | 2591 Views
SUPERSTAR Oliver Mtukudzi is billed to headline charity benefit concerts lined up in Canada in August beginning in Vancouver on August 16 then Edmonton on August 17 before heading to Toronto on August...
by Lifestyle Writer

Lessons from Oliver Mtukudzi

22 May 2013 | 4082 Views
LAST weekend I went fishing with my former schoolmate Million and after toiling the whole day we caught nothing. I was very discouraged and I openly told Million that I will not go back to the dam unt...
by Ben Chiganze

Mtukudzi to stage 2 shows in Canada

24 April 2013 | 3087 Views
Superstar Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi, currently on tour of the United States, is expected to stage two shows in western Canada - one in Edmonton on May 4 and Winnipeg the next day.The "Pasai Njer...
by Entertainment reporter

Mtukudzi's Land Rover Discovery 4 car up for sale

05 April 2013 | 5441 Views
Superstar Oliver Mtukudzi is set to upgrade from his Discovery 4 Land Rover to a Land Rover Vogue.Tuku's Land Rover SE Discovery 4 is already on sale in the capital and it is as good as a seco...
by Arts reporter

Majaivana to partner Mtukudzi

23 February 2013 | 4629 Views
ALL roads tonight lead to Musopero open-air joint in Gweru, where Derrick Majaiva is expected to share the stage with superstar Oliver Mtukudzi and Winky D.The much-awaited gig has been dubbed...
by Leisure Correspondent

Zahara falls in love with Zimbabwe, returns for another date with Tuku

14 February 2013 | 6427 Views
SOUTH AFRICAN singing sensation Zahara, who seems to have fallen in love with Zimbabwe, makes a welcome return to Harare for another date with superstar Oliver Mtukudzi and Alexio Kawara. Orga...
by Arts reporter

Mtukudzi 'girlfriend' finally gives birth

11 February 2013 | 10538 Views
Ropafadzo Vhiriri, the girl who claimed to have been impregnated by Sam Mtukudzi during his final days on earth, has finally given birth, close to two months after the normal gestation period....
by Arts reporter

Mtukudzi's first gig a disappointment

05 February 2013 | 3572 Views
Oliver Mtukudzi's maiden gig for this year at Andy Millar Hall was a disappointment after a small crowd turned up, despite having a stellar line up of performers who included Suluman Chimbetu, Munya M...
by Entertainment Reporter

Mtukudzi, Manatsa Split

02 February 2013 | 9185 Views
One of Zimbabwe's most well-known musical couples, Tendai Manatsa and Selmor Mtukudzi are no longer together- musically, the ZimboJam.com reported yesterday.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sjjg...
by Staff Reporter

Mtukudzi, Chimbetu in joint gig

31 January 2013 | 3294 Views
SUPERSTAR Oliver Mtukudzi has engaged Sulumani Chimbetu, Jah Prayzah and Munya Mataruse for his upcoming first gig of the year scheduled for Andy Millar Hall on Friday. The gig follows hissucc...
by Entertainment Reporter

Mtukudzi reveals HIV status

07 January 2013 | 7770 Views
SUPERSTAR Oliver Mtukudzi has moved to permanently quash unrelenting speculation about his HIV status, declaring, "I am not HIV positive" in an interview with CNN.Tuku, Zimbabwe's most success...
by CNN

Mtukudzi's birthday bash to be screened on ZBCtv

23 August 2012 | 4102 Views
The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has signed a partnership agreement with Oliver Mtukudzi which will see the national broadcaster, screening the much awaited Tuku@60 Music Bash to celebrate ...
by Entertainment reporter

Boxing legend Evander Holyfield to grace Oliver Mtukudzi's Hoza 2012 show

15 August 2012 | 5405 Views
Former world heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield is eager to meet Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi and see the Zimbabwean Afro-Jazz maestro perform at London's O2 arena this Friday (17 August 201...
by Henry Makiwa

World music great Oliver Mtukudzi to be honoured in London

09 August 2012 | 4150 Views
Zimbabwean World Music and Afro-Jazz maestro, Oliver Mtukudzi is to be celebrated with an honorary award for his contribution to charity and humanitarian causes at London's iconic O2 arena next week....
by Henry Makiwa

Mtukudzi at 60, celebrations to be held at Glamis stadium

07 August 2012 | 2359 Views
LOCAL and regional artistes are set to descend on Harare for Oliver Mtukudzi's much-awaited 60th birthday celebrations to be held at the Glamis Stadium on September 21. The mammoth event will...
by Arts Correspondent

Mtukudzi adopts Bulawayo musicians

14 July 2012 | 4433 Views
Oliver Mtukudzi has for the first time, adopted two young musicians from Bulawayo for live shows in a bid to give them the much-needed exposure.The super star is expected to work with Derrick...
by Entertainment reporter

Chimbetus unite for Tuku's birthday bash

11 July 2012 | 2460 Views
The Chimbetus - Allan, Suluman, Tryson and lately Douglas - have agreed in principle to perform for the first time as one group which organisers have dubbed "Dendera United".The "Dendera Unite...
by Entertainment reporter

Journo dragged out of Mtukudzi-Macheso show

10 July 2012 | 3516 Views
A UK journalist, Mkhululi Mpofu, was physically dragged out of the just ended Mtukudzi-Macheso show in Leicester after allegedly invading Oliver Mtukudzi's dressing room with a 'smuggled camera', acco...
by Staff reporter

Mtukudzi warns of false prophets

20 May 2012 | 3154 Views
Celebrated Zimbabwean music icon Oliver Mtukudzi has poured cold water on a local pastor's prophecy that he was in a "health scare" but instead warned the country of false prophets.Harare past...
by Nare Msupatsila

Tuku is Forbes Magazine's October greatest achiever

11 December 2011 | 1589 Views
Forbes Magazine is an international weekly publication with a circulation of over 900 000 and the company's 19 international licensee editions together reach six million readers worldwide.This...
by Staff reporter

Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi 'dying' inside

23 September 2011 | 988 Views
He may be the COLOSSAL embodiment of a realisation of the Zimbabwean dream and arguably Zimbabwe's most prized 'export' to the rest of the world, but the mega musician Oliver 'Tuku Rudaviro' Mtukudzi ...
by Deputy Editor RM

Tuku part ways with Black Spirit members

01 September 2011 | 1406 Views
Oliver Mtukudzi and four members of his Black Spirits backing band have parted company after failing to agree on pay and other working conditions.SW Radio Africa spoke to marimba player Cha...
by Mafu Sithabile

Tuku's band in car accident

04 July 2011 | 1023 Views
Members of Oliver Mtukudzi's band, The Black Spirits, were on Saturday morning involved in a car accident, while coming from Bulawayo where they had performed.They held a show at Amphitheatr...
by Ndou Paul

Mtukudzi, Manatsa launches a 14 track album

24 June 2011 | 1097 Views
Tendai Manatsa and Selmor Mtukudzi have launched their joint project, an album titled "Live". The couple also unveiled the accompanying DVD to the album."Live" is a 14-track album which carrie...
by Mafu Sithabile

Tuku unveiled as UNICEF Regional Goodwill Ambassador

24 June 2011 | 1036 Views
Through his powerful lyrics, renowned Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi has spoken out against stigma, discrimination and abuse of children.His music has gone beyond Zimbabwean borders and...
by Unicef

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