Oliver Mtukudzi

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Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi (22 September 1952 – 23 January 2019) was a Zimbabwean musician, businessman, philanthropist and human rights activist. He was a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Africa Region. He was born in Harare.

Tuku was thought to have been Zimbabwe's most famous and internationally known cultural icon of all time.

On 23 January 2019, Mtukudzi died at the age of 66 at Avenues Clinic in Harare from complications of diabetes.[1]

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  1. "Music legend Oliver Mtukudzi's guitar strums silenced in diabetes battle". Nairobi News. Archived from the original on 2019-01-23. Retrieved 2019-01-23.