Award winning Zimdancehall musician Soul Jah Love (Soul Muzavazi Musaka) will be laid to rest at Liberation heroes place after all the processes are complete.
Zanu PF Secretary for Administration Dr Obert Mpofu announced that Soul Musaka has been certified as a Liberation Hero and will be laid to rest with other Zimbabwe’s heroes.
The superstar died on Tuesday at Mbuya Dorcas Hospital in Harare after a short illness and is expected to be buried this weekend according to the family who are the processing the organization of the burial.
In a statement Dr Mpofu said, “His Excellency, the President and First Secretary of Zanu PF, Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa has conferred a Liberation Hero status to the late Cde Soul Muzavazi Musaka who passed away on February 16 at Mbuya Dorcas Hospital.
“The family can be contacted through our Harare Provincial office. I shall be most grateful if you would make the usual arrangements for his burial and payment of benefits to his family. He is from Harare Province,” read the statement.
The conferment of the liberation hero status is no longer limited to those who played in the liberation war only, but those who actively advocated for the emancipation and liberation of people in post-independence Zimbabwe are now being accorded the same honour.