Thomas Mapfumo has responded to social media reports that he is coming to perform in December. Mukanya says that the video that is circulating was for a show in the United Kingdom.
In a statement Mapfumo said:
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Chimurenga Music Company wishes to dismiss messages and a video circulating on social media purporting that Thomas Mapfumo will be performing in Harare in December as fake news. For the record there is no such show planned, the video circulating was recorded last month when Mukanya was travelling to UK for a show. The posters are not only fictitious but misleading to millions of our fans in Zimbabwe longing for Mukanya’s Bira in Zimbabwe. If Mukanya has a show it will be communicated through official channels.
Watch the video that has been circulating on social media below:
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