“The Culture Fund would like to convey its sincere condolences to the Mafika family on the untimely passing of mbira player, teacher and musician, Taku Mafika. May his soul rest in peace.”
Mafika had one album to his name and worked with several artists throughout his career, including Alexio, Willom Tight and the late Sam Mtukudzi. He performed the mbira in Poland, Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland. Mourners are provisionally gathering at 34 Gilwell Square, Southerton in Harare.