Popular socialite and Zimbabwe Arts Festival founder, Rumbi Mudenge has died.

Friends posted messages of condolences on Facebook after hearing news of her death.

Rumbi was well known in the entertainment industry as she promoted many artists from Zimbabwe.

She was the daughter of the late Zimbabwean minister, Stan Mudenge.

Patrice Delchambre wrote on Facebook:

Rumbi Rumbidzai . What a tragedy. You were always such a force of nature, brave Zimbabwean woman. Gone too soon and early…. . RIP with brother Mavima & Pedsisai and the family. You will be missed ✨