Articles tagged 'shepherd mutamba'

Mutamba defends Sam Mtukudzi's photo 19 March 2018 HARARE - Former Oliver Mtukudzi publicist Shepherd Mutamba has caused a furore over a picture he published in the second edition of Tuku Backstage showing the lifeless body of the late Sam Mtukudzi. The graphic picture shows the body of Sam covered by a blanket, with his parents, Oliver and Da...
Mutamba to fight suppression of Tuku book 17 September 2014 HARARE - Shepherd Mutamba, a veteran journalist and Oliver Mutukudzi’s long-time publicist, has said he will enter an appearance to defend his explosive and controversial book, Tuku Backstage. Tuku has said he was mulling suing Mutamba over claims he made in his book that dwells on Mtukudzi an...
'To be Tuku's publicist' 10 September 2014 HARARE - In this final instalment of extracts from the explosive upcoming book, Tuku Backstage, written by Tuku’s former publicist and veteran journalist, Shepherd Mutamba, the author focuses on the chapter ‘To be Tuku’s publicist’ revealing challenges that come with managing the publicity of an ...
Tuku's ex-wife Melody tales 9 September 2014 HARARE - Tuku's first wife, Melody, fondly recalls dating the man who became her husband and Zimbabwe’s most influential musician and father of her two daughters, Sandra and Selmor. Melody remembers the blissful marriage and how and why it collapsed. Now read on, the extracts from the chapt...
Tuku Backstage: Part III 5 September 2014 HARARE - Tuku Backstage converses not only with the man’s dreams, successes and adversities but also Tuku’s moral and ethical challenges including the superstar’s hidden secrets. While writing, I attempted to ensure that everyone who reads the book must find something to take away. I share ...
Tuku Backstage: Part II 4 September 2014 HARARE - Tuku is not efficient in overseeing and providing astute business leadership at his band as corroborated by Eric Kasamba aka Picky. He lacks the basic imperatives required to lead his band and fails to overturn bad decisions made by his manager. Tuku and Picky worked together in th...
Tuku Backstage: Part I 3 September 2014 EVEN those among us who surrounded Tuku daily cannot claim to know the man too well. His life is pretty much closed; his personality is intriguing it became subject of my own study. Tuku lives an insular life, pretty much to himself, doing very little talking, but his body language often speak...
Daily News publishes explosive Tuku book 2 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's fastest growing newspaper, the Daily News has been given exclusive rights to publish extracts of Oliver Mtukudzi's explosive but controversial book, Tuku Backstage written by Tuku's long-time publicist and veteran journalist, Shepherd Mutamba. From tomorrow, the Daily News ...