The #Dhuku4Tuku hashtag trended today on Twitter in Zimbabwe and South Africa. Zimbabwean women were encouraged to wear a “Dhuku” (cloth covering the hair) and black clothes and to post these on social media as a symbol of mourning for the music icon who passed away this week.
We include below a selection of tweets.
Here are a few of the top tweets:
— Dzwa (@MsDzwa) January 25, 2019
— Chipo Chimhundu (@chipochimhundu) January 25, 2019
— Sizophila (@sizophila_sizz) January 25, 2019
— #EPICorElse (@DicommMcCann) January 25, 2019
— Telecel Zimbabwe (@Telecel_Zim) January 25, 2019
— Natasha Chapingidza (@nafro_nat) January 25, 2019
We join the rest of the world in celebrating the life of musical legend @TukuOfficial &our African Women through the all black ensemble&doek.#RIPTuku Your legacy will stand the test of time as an example to all of us to live out our passion&be beacons of positivity #dhuku4tuku pic.twitter.com/Ll7p0gxml3
— HigherlifeFoundation (@HigherLifeFDN) January 25, 2019
— Tel·One (@TelOneZW) January 25, 2019
— nozipho mloyi (@nozimloyi) January 25, 2019
Dhukus are ordinary by gear worn, especially by middle-aged women, or by all women occasions such as funerals and other gatherings.
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