Zimbabwean music legend OLIVER MTUKUDZI has died.
He passed away this afternoon at the Avenues Hospital in Harare.
He was 66 years old.
Mtukudzi has been battling ill health for quite some time and had to cancel a number of musical bookings around the world as a result.
His afro-jazz music crossed continents creating a huge base of fans around the world.
The prolific artist made more than 60 albums and one of his most famous songs – Todii – describes in both Shona and English how the HIV and Aids epidemic has devastated communities.