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FULL TEXT: Govt Grants State-assisted Funeral To Mbuya Chiweshe

FULL TEXT: Govt Grants State-assisted Funeral To Mbuya Chiweshe

The Zimbabwean government has accorded a state-assisted funeral to Mbuya Stella Chiweshe, a mbira musician who died on Friday, 20 January 2023. In a statement seen by Pindula News, Dr Misheck Sibanda, the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet. said:  


The Acting President, Dr Constantino Dominic Guveya Nyikadzino Chiwenga, after consultation with His Excellency President, Dr Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, has announced that Government has granted the late music icon and Mbira Dzavadzimu player, Mbuya Stella Rambisai Chiweshe, a state-assisted funeral. This means all the costs related to her interment will be assumed by the state. His Excellency the President, who is on leave, and the Acting President extend their deepest, heartfelt condolences to the entire Chiweshe and Reich families on this, their saddest loss. The late musical icon epitomised Zimbabwe’s cultural excellence through the Mbira Dzavadzimu genre which she successfully took to the international stage. May her soul rest in eternal peace.

She was born Stella Rambisai Nekati Chiweshe on 8 July 1946 in Mujumi Village, Mhondoro, Zimbabwe.

Mbuya Chiweshe was married to Peter Reich, a German national.

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1 week ago

Rest in peace Gogo Chiweshe.Legends never die.... you'll live forever in our memories.

Rest in Peace Chiwese 1 week ago

Retire Misheck Sibanda

1 week ago

akarombera basa uyu

farai 1 week ago

Zororai murugare gogo.Ticharamba tichikurangarirai nebasa ramakabata murwendo rweupenyu henyu😭

Ali Tinasheba albamohamed 1 week ago

Zvavapachena macheso bazooka Enzo etc
To be granted state assistance on their respective funerals

The Only One 1 week ago

Nyangwe Nzou ivete hombe ihombe

Lo 1 week ago

RIP Gogo Chiweshe


Henly kay 1 week ago

Rip gogo

totenda mwari 1 week ago

mapedz penyu mbuya Stella

cid 1 week ago

ava ndovakaenda ku Chando kuchavhundutsa kusati kwakuendwa ne Red cross anyway RIP I used to enjoy yo drama ramaka acter muri mbuya Nehanda while yo husband was representing the colonialist,,,uchanzwa vamwe vanhu vakuti aiva wekuparty kwavo

Zanu Pf National Youth 1 week ago

R. I. P Gogo Chiweshe ,, pamakabata pakuru ,, asi hazvina hazvo mhosva Mwari vaita kuda kwavo, Zororai Murugare Gogo.

Tungamidza Simbarashe 1 week ago


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