Macheso causes frenzy at Harare Agric Show

HARARE - Alick Macheso, the Red Cross Humanitarian Ambassador, was mobbed by ecstatic fans on Wednesday when he visited the Harare Agricultural Show.

The celebrated sungura icon had visited Zimbabwe’s biggest agricultural show in fulfilment of his ambassadorial role for Red Cross.

Fans could not hide their joy as they jostled to shake hands with their idol and pose for pictures with him.

The unassuming Macheso easily mingled with the show goers and was enjoying every moment of it.

Fans could be heard chanting “Baba Sharo, Baba Sharo”. Others mimicked his songs while doing the popular zora butter dance.

The sungura giant, who came aboard a sleek Red Cross car, toured a number of stands and gates where he was complementing Red Cross volunteers and staff in providing free first aid and child protection services to members of the public.

One of the highlights of his stand tours was when he visited a stand organised by Tanyaradzwa Child Care centre from Murewa.

The coordinator for Tanyaradzwa Child Care, Priscilla

Chitekwe, revealed that Macheso’s song Charakupa Denga inspired her to start the children’s home situated in Kadenge village, Murewa.

“I want to thank the ambassador for his selflessness and encourage him to visit us at Tanyaradzwa Child Care because often people think of homes in Harare when they want to assist,” she said.

“ It was after listening to the lyrics of the song Charakupa Denga that say kana une zvakawanda ipawo, kune avo vanoshaya, vapewo uchatendwa naShe  that I started this home and its currently housing over 150 children. Our main sponsor is my husband Brian Chitekwe and we are hoping to get more support”.

The sungura legend thanked Chitekwe for her good work and promised to engage the corporate world and the Red Cross for more support towards Tanyaradzwa Child Care.


Comments (4)

he is a genuinely loved zimbabwean musician, anonyatsodiwa zvemachokwadi......VOTE HIM FOR PRESIDENT

Chidondova - 1 September 2014

Did the Red Cross also exhibit at their stand the new medical concept of "Kutara Nhova" as a child protection method from infant mortality popularized by their Goodwill Ambassador?

tafamutekwe - 1 September 2014

tafamutekwe wkafa mitezo.Uri mboko

chimuti - 1 September 2014

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