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Shumba to headline Mugabe bash


GOSPEL musician Blessing Shumba will headline the Manicaland 21st February Movement music gala to be held at Pick and Save in Mutare tonight.

Report by Entertainment Reporter

The provincial gala, which will feature musicians like Jusa Mupositori, Hosiah Chipanga and several upcoming artists from the Manicaland Province, is meant to celebrate President Robert Mugabe’s 89th birthday.

It will be Shumba’s first show since he was deserted by three of his band members.

“We have made replacements and I am happy that the guys are doing well. We are more than ready to take the Word to another level,” said the soft spoken musician.

The Mufaro hit-maker said he would also take the chance to give his fans in Mutare songs from his latest offering Shongwe.

While Shumba will be parading his new band members Jusa Mupositori will be rocking the city with his unique music.

Known for penning songs such as Zvandinetsa and Nherera the musician won the hearts of many and has been performing well on his live performances.

Organiser of the show Esau Mupfumi said they were happy to host such a big event at the joint and said they were looking forward to a memorable celebration.

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