Music superstar, Oliver Mtukudzi, has died. Tuku has been battling illness for the past month. Newsday said although there is yet to be an official statement, sources said Tuku died this afternoon at the Avenues Clinic in Harare.
His record label Gallo Record confirmed to Sowetan on Wednesday afternoon.
Head of Marketing Carol Marabe from Gallo Records company confirmed the passing of legendary Mtukudzi.

"We are not ready to give an official statement as we would like to give the family the go ahead before us. We just want to make sure that we respect the family until a spokesperson has been selected.”

There has been an outpouring of grief for the music icon on social media.