Chimurenga music guru Thomas Mapfumo’s ‘peace tour’ has sunk him into debt as it failed to perform according to expectations. The shows were being promoted by Entertainment Republic and Chimurenga Music Company.
Mukanya as the musician is affectionately known, suffered a major setback after sponsors pulled out of the citing poor attendance on the initial shows. This has seen Mukanya accruing a debt of over US$10 000.
Business Times established that the “Nyoka Musango” hit maker was evicted from his lodgings in Glen Lorne after he failed to pay US$1 500 for accommodation. On January 1, this year, the owner of the properties reported Mapfumo to Borrowdale Police for failing to pay the rentals as agreed.
“When he came from his Southerton New Year Show, doors were already locked and he was told that the case had already been reported at Borrowdale Police; he had to seek alternative accommodation in Mt Pleasant,” revealed a well-placed source……..— BusinessTimes