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'Mutamba has nothing,' says Mtukudzi

19 April 2015 | 3582 Views
OLIVER Mtukudzi is a leading Zimbabwean musician who over the past 40 years has crafted a contemporary and very successful mélange of Southern African music traditions. He tours widely, playe...
by Staff reporter

Oliver Mtukudzi Peace for Africa Message

18 April 2015 | 2016 Views
Over the last few days I have watched with horror on the news as xenophobic violence broke out in South Africa. African turns on African as we forget the long journey we have travelled together ag...
by Oliver Mtukudzi

There can only be one Tuku

11 April 2015 | 1792 Views
THE media is vibrating once again on Tuku's fame and fortune. There is a deliberate onslaught on his private life far off the musical icon's successful career path.Narrow and shallow- minded c...
by Morris Mtisi

Oliver Mtukudzi's legacy under threat

11 April 2015 | 3172 Views
Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi's former publicist and veteran journalist Shepherd Mutamba recently launched a much awaited tell-all book Tuku Backstage at the Book Café in Harare.The book according...
by Bruce Ndlovu

'Mugabe silences Oliver Mtukudzi'

02 April 2015 | 10082 Views
In a sensational claim, a veteran journalist and former publicist to music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi says President Robert Mugabe bought the influential music maestro's loyalty by showering him wi...
by Staff reporter

Biography exposes Tuku's alleged moral and ethical shortcomings

01 April 2015 | 5852 Views
Former Oliver Mtukudzi's publicist Shepherd Mutamba says he was not motivated by malice when he penned an explosive book, Tuku's Backstage which was launched in Harare on Saturday.Mutamba ...
by Staff reporter

Tuku teams up with Bra Hugh for Cape Town Jazz Festival

26 March 2015 | 1841 Views
The 16th Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) takes place this weekend and one of the highlights is a joint performance by two African musical legends, Zimbabwe's Oliver Mtukudzi and South Af...
by Arts reporter

Tuku plans Bulawayo gig

09 March 2015 | 1604 Views
Music superstar Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi seems to have recovered from a health setback that affected some of his shows recently. He will be performing in Bulawayo on March 20 to compensate for a failed ...
by Showbiz Reporter

Mtukudzi on national tour

06 March 2015 | 2469 Views
Despite a health setback that affected one of his shows recently, music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi is going strong and has lined up several shows in Victoria Falls, Masvingo and Mutare this weekend. ...
by Tawanda Marwizi and Nyasha Chamwaura

Fireworks expected on the Easter Weekend in UK

03 March 2015 | 2752 Views
Zimbabwe's legendary super star Oliver Mtukudzi & his Black Spirits band will join South African's adorable songbird Zahara and her 10 piece band for 2 UK shows scheduled for London and Bir...
by Staff Reporter

Olive Mtukudzi launches shoe range

14 February 2015 | 2119 Views
Remember the days when you serenaded to the early sounds of Oliver Mtukudzi's music and it was inevitable to encounter the "Hai-kobo, aha, Hai-kobo aha" lyrics accompanied by a fashionable dance that...
by Staff reporter

Oliver Mtukudzi falls ill, to miss Bulawayo show with Ringo

13 February 2015 | 6392 Views
Tuku Music: Urgent Press ReleaseIssue Date: Friday 13 February 2015Tuk...
by Tuku Music

Munya Mataruse Joins Tuku on US Tour

30 January 2015 | 3198 Views
Upcoming Pakare Paye Arts Centre guitar prodigy, Munya Mataruse, has expressed his excitement at being asked to join Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi on his latest tour of the United States and Canada.A...
by Entertainment Reporter

Tuku fails to secure seat on Air Zimbabwe

19 December 2014 | 6770 Views
Music sensation Oliver Mtukudzi will be forced to travel by bus to Bulawayo tomorrow after he failed to secure a seat on national airline Air Zimbabwe.Mtukudzi will be performing at the cl...
by Staff Reporter

Tuku tribute dinner postponed

21 November 2014 | 3826 Views
With all the preparations at a very advanced stage for the much anticipated Tuku Tribute Dinner scheduled for November 29th 2014 in London, it is with the most sincere regret that the event has had to...
by Tuku Music

Extraordinary Zimbabweans awarded in SA

11 November 2014 | 5820 Views
The inaugural MoneyGram Zimbabwe Achievers award winners were announced at a glittering gala event on Saturday with a star-studded line-up of artists that included the legendary Oliver Mtukudzi, HHP a...
by ZAA

Oliver Mtukudzi to get 'real' PhD

30 October 2014 | 6681 Views
ICONIC musician Oliver Mtukudzi is set to get the perfect recognition on Friday where he is expected to be conferred with an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree by the Great Zimbabwe University (GZU)...
by Staff reporte

Oliver Mtukudzi to deliver lecture at Musica 2014

19 October 2014 | 3250 Views
Zimbabwe's international music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi will on Wednesday deliver a lecture on the ethic and philosophy of being an international artiste and public figure.The lecture will be...
by Staff reporter

Oliver Mtukudzi's new album 'leaks'

17 October 2014 | 2864 Views
A fortnight after senior superstar Oliver  'Tuku' Mtukudzi launched his 62nd album - Mukombe Wemvura - the album has found its way to the streets.Although the actual album is not yet ...
by Staff reporter

Mtukudzi to release new album

29 September 2014 | 3948 Views
Music superstar Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi will launch a 10-track album titled Mukombe Wemvura at Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) next Saturday.Sam Mataure, who manages Tuku's affair...
by Staff reporter

Mtukudzi should come clean on HIV status

21 September 2014 | 15835 Views
When Sam Mtukudzi died in that horrible accident in the early hours of March 15 2010, the father Oliver Mtukudzi mourned saying "death had robbed him of his only son".Though the circumstances ...
by Garikai Mazara

Mutamba to fight suppression of controversial Mtukudzi book

17 September 2014 | 2977 Views
Shepherd Mutamba, a veteran journalist and Oliver Mutukudzi's long-time publicist, has said he will enter an appearance to defend his explosive and controversial book, Tuku Backstage.Tuku has ...
by Staff reporter

Afrika Revenge reunites

16 September 2014 | 3799 Views
Award winning duo of Willis "Afrika" Kachambwa and Mehluli "Taz" Moyo who make up the group Afrika Revenge are set to reunite this year with a special performance on October 3 at the Zimbabwe Music Aw...
by Sophia Chese

Can celebrities ever keep their zips closed?

16 September 2014 | 3474 Views
CELEBRITIES mirror and influence societies.It has become a norm that the so-called celebrities should lead by example, but it has turned out it is too hot to handle as most of them fail to set...
by Victoria Mushunje

'I did not approve book,' says Mtukudzi

14 September 2014 | 4995 Views
I have been reading with great dismay the excerpts from a so called 'biography' of me by Shepherd Mutamba who used to work with Tuku Music as a documenter for our website and other publicity mate...
by Oliver Mtukudzi

'Oliver Mtukudzi disowns daughter'

14 September 2014 | 4274 Views
An upcoming book revealing sensational secrets of Zimbabwe's international music legend Oliver Mtukudzi sheds light on the musician's strained relationship with his daughter, Selmor, also a singer...
by Staff reporter

Mtukudzi, Hugh Masekala in massive collaboration

08 August 2014 | 3522 Views
A massive collaboration between Zimbabwe's superstar Oliver Mtukudzi and South Africa's greatest trumpeter Hugh Masekela is coming soon.The two Southern Africa legends met in Harare yesterday ...
by Jonathan Mbiriyamveka

Madhuku attacks Grace Mugabe, Obert Mpofu and Oliver Mtukudzi

03 August 2014 | 5834 Views
Opposition leader and rehabilitated lawyer Lovemore Madhuku last week spewed reckless humour during a media practitioners' gathering in Harare attacking the personalities of First Lady Grace Mugabe, ...
by Staff reporter

Mtukudzi doctorate 'null and void'

28 July 2014 | 3510 Views
THE Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education (Zimche) has warned high-profile people who were awarded honorary doctorates by the International Institute of Philanthropy (IIP) to desist from using the ti...
by Staff reporter

Jameson Vic Falls Carnival Returns for Another Three-Day New Year's Extravaganza

25 July 2014 | 3546 Views
GOLDFISH LIVE, BEATENBERG, OLIVER "TUKU" MTUKUDZI AND WINKY D ANNOUNCED   Last year thousands of festival-goers from across Africa and...
by Staff Reportyer

Tuku breaks silence on 'fake' honorary degree

11 July 2014 | 4973 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 | 4848 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 | 3350 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 | 3844 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 | 3854 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 | 5239 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 | 9297 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 | 3398 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 | 3104 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 | 6366 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 | 5931 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 | 3870 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 | 6149 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 | 6456 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 | 7196 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 | 3601 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 | 3797 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 | 7385 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 | 3818 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 | 4207 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

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