Tambaoga back with anti-corruption song



Vongai Mbara Arts Reporter
“Agirimende” hit-maker, Last Chiyangwa, affectionately known as Tambaoga has resurfaced with a new anti-corruption song titled “Mutemo Wavirima”.

The mbira musician, who made his name in early 2000 with his hard hitting lyrics during the early days of the land redistribution programme says he feels there is need to alert people and expose corruption . According to him, the new song blames people in the corridors of power for the high level of corruption.

“It is so sad that some of the people who are supposed to be stopping corruption are the ones causing it. As Zimbabweans, we should make it our mission to help the Government stop corruption. Instead of complaining about it, do something about it,” said Tambaoga.

The musician stated that he is resolute in joining the public to fight corruption through music and he believes by using music, the increasing rate of corruption will reduce. The musician said he hoped the song will be played on all radio stations across the country and the national television and he urged the society to love the song because it is very educative.

“My anti-corruption song should be embraced by all Zimbabweans because it will educate and help the country fight the problem of corruption which has greatly affected the country’s image,” he said. He explained that corruption is one of the great problems hindering the country’s development

“The Government is trying to fight corruption but it faces a lot of challenges to control it because the majority of the public are not aware of the negative impacts it has on our country.”

Known for his unique delivery, Tambaoga announced his presence on the music scene with a charged hit song Agirimende and he did voice covers for the Third Chimurenga jingles, “Rambai Makashinga” and “Sendekera”.

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  • Moe_Scyslack2

    I think Mapfumo warned us about corruption eons ago. Don’t need this ZANU fool singing about it again. It won’t change anything. Just look around.

    • Ray Mbada

      And what is the ideal tool now that T.M. did it and it didn’t pay off? Just let other make yet another noise about it.

  • lot chitakasha

    Good to see him alive and well, it is good to see the new generation of musicians singing nation building songs by tackling pertinent issues…Dr. Mapfumo addressed this in 1988. Music is a powerful tool and should not be viewed as a threat. As Bob Marley once sang..music will teach us one lesson.

  • Ray Mbada

    The government cannot fight corruption using corrupt tools. The officials themselves should desist from these activities and tendencies because as it is, if you ask them to account for the riches they amassed, no satisfactory responses will ever come your way.,