Oliver Mtukudzi

 
The Top 10 acts to watch at CTIJF
The Top 10 acts to watch at CTIJF
Wear comfortable shoes, arrive early, have a decent meal and, most importantly, have a taxi service’s number saved on your phone for your journey...
Oliver Mtukudzi: Troubadour for troubled times
Oliver Mtukudzi: Troubadour for troubled times
"It’s not really what we achieve but what we overcome.” His eyes flickered for the first time as those words poured out. The room full of...
[Slideshow]Rock 'n rolling in Zimbabwe
[Slideshow]Rock 'n rolling in Zimbabwe
Spontaneous jam sessions and dodging Zimbabwean police were all part of a group of local musicians' trip to Zim for the Vic Falls Carnival.
The musical Tuku train keeps on rolling
The musical Tuku train keeps on rolling
An obsessive work ethic is at play in the life of Zimbabwe’s master of song, Oliver Mtukudzi. It’s something he alludes to on the 2002...
Tuku: Bringing light and hope
Tuku: Bringing light and hope
Tall and lean, he wears a black hat and a casual T-shirt upon which the image of his late son, Samson, is emblazoned. Popularly known as...
Story of diaspora exiles many
Story of diaspora exiles many
Those inducted receive the envious glances of those skulking in the corridors, left off the roll of honour.
Mokoomba: Keeping the Tonga language alive through music
Mokoomba: Keeping the Tonga language alive through music
Mokoomba is a band from Zimbabwe but Mokoomba isn't a Zimbabwean band.
Brief union sealed by fate
Brief union sealed by fate
By some strange coincidence, Oliver Mtukudzi and Thomas Mapfumo both found themselves in Johannesburg at the same time and weren't going to miss...
Bushfire ignites boycott calls
Bushfire ignites boycott calls
Soaking in the crowd singing the chorus to his hit Neria at Swaziland's Bushfire festival on Saturday night, Zimbabwean artist Oliver Mtukudzi...
The take on Tuku
The take on Tuku
Oliver Mtukudzi's performance at this year's Arts Alive festival in Johannesburg is the culmination of a five-week tour. Once done he will have...

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