The story of the death of Winky D that was circulating on social media has caused a lot of confusion amongst Zimbabweans. The story claimed that Zimbabwe’s most popular Zimdancehall artist Wallace Chirimuko better known as Winky D had died in a road accident near Gwanda.
The message also suggests that Winky D’s Manager Jonathan Banda is reported to have confirmed the sad development.
The message read as follows:
Some users have already distanced the message from Duta News citing errors in the message. One user said:
Winky D is currently in the United Kingdom with the likes of Jah Praizah, Tocky Vibes, Baba Harare and Jah Signal for Impala SAMA Festival 2019.
The Zimabwean government has often warned against social media abuse.