President Mnangagwa confers Liberation Hero Status on Insimbe ZeZhwane singers Elvis MaEli and Thembinkosi

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has conferred liberation hero status on the late musicians, Elvis MaElli Mathe the co-founder and lead singer of Insimbi ZeZhwane and Thembinkosi Maviri Mpofu.

The duo died last Saturday morning in a horrifying accident near Fatima in Lupane, Matabeleland North Province.

Despite the declaration, Elvis will be laid to rest at his rural home Tsholotsho on Saturday and Thembinkosi will be laid to rest at Luveve Cemetery in Bulawayo on Sunday.