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chronicle.co.zw 02 Aug, 2022 15:15 am

Fairtalk Communications mourns Cont Mhlanga

Fairtalk Communications mourns Cont Mhlanga
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Fairtalk Board Chairperson Zwelibanzi Ndlovu, in a statement, described Mhlanga as Zimbabwe’s greatest arts and culture icon.“The Shareholders, Board and Staff of Fairtalk Communications, the holding company for Skyz Metro FM and Breeze FM, would like to express their deep sense of loss on the passing on of one of Zimbabwe’s greatest arts and culture icons, Mr Mdladla Cont Mhlanga.“Known as Malume to some and Khulu to others, Mr Mhlanga had a long, rewarding and impactful career in the arts and culture industries dating back to the 1980s when he founded Amakhosi initially as a Martial art cum theatre group.Experiencing rapid growth Amakhosi soon emerged as the foremost hub for talent development in the arts and culture sector.

“We join the Mhlanga family, the arts and culture sector in the country and the generality of the Zimbabwean populace in bidding farewell to this illustrious son of the soil.The death of Cont Mhlanga is like watching a whole library of Zimbabwe’s Arts and Culture burning down and yet we still find time and space to celebrate this Giant from Lupane,” said Mr Ndlovu.

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