Winky D to receive an award in SA.
Winky D to receive award as ZimAchievers pay Tuku tribute. Celebrated Zimdancehall artist Wallace Chirumiko, popularly known as Winky D has been announced as the recipient of the inaugural Oliver Mtukudzi Zim-Based Musician of the Year Award at the Zororo Phumulani Zimbabwe Achievers Awards SA (ZAA SA) slated for the 6th April 2019 in South Africa. Organisers of the event have also released the names of the people receiving the Honorary Academic Excellence Awards for the 2019 edition of the event.
Winky D will be presented with the award at the awards ceremony on the 6thof April at the five star Hilton Hotel in Sandton in recognition of his impact around the world and diaspora community as a touring musical ambassador for the country, whilst the academic awards will be handed to Professor Willie Tafadzwa Chinyamurindi, Dr Tatenda Dalu, Professor Shadreck Chirikure and Dr Albert Chakona with Professor Tawana Kupe getting the prestigious Chairman’s Honorary Award for their contributions in academic and leadership capacities.