‘Manatsa’s music inspired society’s greater good’

By ZBC Reporter

THE Acting President Dr Constantino Chiwenga has sent a condolence message to the Manatsa family following the death of Music legend Zexie Manatsa.

In a statement Dr Chiwenga described the late as an iconic figure in the music industry, who contributed immensely to the country’s independence.

“Zexie remains an iconic figure in the music industry whose music career dates back to the colonial days and peaking the height of our armed liberation struggle. He contributed immensely to the struggle for our country’s independence through satirical, poetic compositions,” he said.

Dr Chiwenga added that Manatsa’s songs were pregnant with meaning thus inspiring society’s better good.

“His songs were ways pregnant with message aimed at inspiring others to focus on the greater good for our society and our country. Similarly, he was averse to both political and religious prostitution and encouraged people to be patriotic and morally right,” he added.

The Acting President also highlighted that Manatsa’s name will always be engraved in the heart of many Zimbabweans.

“The name Zexie Manatsa occupies pride of space in the annals of our national music industry and will always be remembered for his generosity of heart and dedication to mentorship and support of aspiring young musicians, including many successful top Zimbabwean musicians we have today,”

Cde Zexie Manatsa succumbed to cancer at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals this Wednesday.

He was 78.