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Sungura outfit Extra Kwazvose will take part at a “Tokwe-Mukosi Benefit Show” to be held at City Sports Centre on Saturday. The group is celebrating the completion of their second album titled “ZvepasiRino” to be released on May 21.

One of the leaders of the group Francis “Franco Slomo” Dhaka said they have decided to take part at the gig as a way of showing solidarity to villagers that were displaced by Tokwe-Mukosi floods.

“We found it proper to perform at the event as a way of showing our solidarity with the flood victims,” said Franco.

“We will be sampling some of the songs from the album Zvepasirino that will be launched at Private Lounge on May 21.

“We are looking forward to a great show.”

Some of the songs on the album include “Ruvarashe”, “Mucheni Wekunze”, “Kuchera Makomba”, “Nyama Yenhoro”, “Kupindana Kwemazuva”, “Thelma” and “Farai neKwazvose”.

At the Tokwe-Mukosi benefit gig, Extra Kwazvose will join Charles Charamba, Blessing Shumba, Jah Prayzah, Leonard Zhakata, Mathias Mhere, Sebastain Magacha,

Mechanic Manyeruke, Romeo Gasa, Leonard Mapfumo, Cindy Munyavi, Mudiwa, Extra Large, Nicholas Zakaria, Guspy Warrior, Garry Tight and Tendai Dembo that are billed to perform at the show.

Organisers of the event Devine Assignments said they will donate proceeds of the show to flood victims .

“We are not going to take anything from the returns of the show.

“All proceeds will go to the victims of the floods. We feel it is our obligation to assist those in need,” said Lawrence Chinoperekwei of Divine Assignments.

Recently several musicians were taken to Chingwizi camp where the victims are settled and most of them expressed their willingness to participate at the benefit show.

“Artistes will be performing for free and we want to thank them for their roles in this fundraising project,”said Chinoperekwei.

Meanwhile the Zimbabwe Red Cross Society will also host a fundraising concert that will see the organisation’s Humanitarian Ambassador Alick Macheso and Youth Aocate Tryson Chimbetu sharing stage at Mucheke stadium on Saturday.

Macheso said they intend to donate generators to some schools in Masvingo.

Also, they shall be finding more ways to assist the affected families.

Source : The Herald