The Children of Zimbabwe War Veterans Association reports that Sungura Musician Aleck Macheso is considering contesting for Gutu West constituency in 2023.
Posting on twitter COZWVA alleged that some compaigning agents are already mobilising on the ground .
Macheso is said to be spending much of his time at his farm in Chipisa with local villagers pushing this agenda.
He is well known throughout Southern Africa as one of the most successful singers and ranked among the best bass guitarists on the continent.
He is Zimbabwe’s best-ever selling artiste with his album Simbaradzo being the highest ever sold album in Zimbabwe.
In recent years Macheso has risen to become an advertising face for many corporations that include the country’s leading bakery Bakers Inn, paint company Nash Paints and humanitarian organisation Red Cross.
Macheso’s recent achievement was his appointment as ambassador for housing company, which deals with Enhanced Mortgaging and Housing, which targets low-income earners and self-employed clients.
Macheso has also used his role to assist fellow artists acquire residential stands at affordable rates.
He has ventured into charity and humanitarian work, for instance in May 2019, he started building two classroom blocks at his former primary school in Shamva; Enterprise Primary School. He also offered to pay school fees for 105 less privileged pupils at the same school.
On December 4th 2020, Alick Macheso released the single “Zuro Ndizuro”, which is a bonus track from the forthcoming album in 2021.