Rhumba dancer, Mavikintuthu stabbed to death by girlfriend


The Chronicle

Mkhululi Ncube, Showbiz Reporter

A rhumba dancer for Mxolisi “Mr Bones” Ndlovu and Garamtata’s Finest, Mthabisi “Mavikintuthu” Sibanda was stabbed to death by his girlfriend during a fight last night.

A distraught Mr Bones confirmed the death of one of his trusted lieutenants saying he was heartbroken.

“They’d been having challenges with his girlfriend and I sat him down and spoke to him so I thought all was well. The latest fight which I understand was very bad was over a phone and it, unfortunately, ended with Mavikintuthu being stabbed to death.

“This has happened at a very bad time as we’re preparing to launch our eighth album on 4 October. Mavikintuthu was a very disciplined someone and he’s been with me through thick and thin. Losing him in this manner is heartbreaking. I’m at a loss of what to say or do at the moment,” said Mr Bones.

Sibanda hails from Skente village in Tsholotsho.

Earlier this year, Sadam Ncube who was a dancer for Rhumba artist Mandlenkosi Godolude Mpofu was burnt beyond recognition in South Africa with two other Zimbabweans over allegations of robbing and killing a shop owner.

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