Contemporary musician, Jah Prayzah and with zim dancehall chanter, Killer T, after performing at an alleged G40 private function held in Cape Town over the weekend, were detained at Robert Mugabe International Airport on their way back.
Sources said that the two, together with their vocalists were detained for hours and told by airport operators that their Covid-19 certificates were not valid with some, however saying the move was political.
“They were held at the airport for hours by immigration and state agents claiming their Covid-19 testing certificates were not valid. However, it was clearly a political issue. They were being punished for performing at a party with G40 members; that’s very petty,” a source told the NewsHalks.
Jah Prayzah who became one of the most recognizable faces during the 2017 coup after releasing Kutonga Kwaro which has been associated with Mnangagwa’s rule was spotted entertaining Mnangagwa’s opponents.
The musician was detained upon landing from South Africa after performing at Zimbabwean businessman Adam Molai’s birthday bash in Cape Town.
National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi the incident, saying the musician was later released after a retest produced a negative result.
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“What happened is that Jah Prayzah was coming from South Africa, so upon arrival at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, our health officials requested to check on his COVID-19 certificate.
“After they became suspicious, they then tried to clarify with the South African side, but there were communication glitches, so he was given the option to get tested or wait for the verification which he opted for and his results came negative and he was let go.”
According to videos posted by former ministers Jonathan Moyo and Saviour Kasukuwere, the function was an All White Party and most G40 members were spotted including former minister and President Mugabe’s nephew Patrick Zhuwao.
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Kasukuwere posted a couple of videos and images from the function.
“@jahprayzah Exceptionally talented, one of Zimbabwe’s best musician. Keep it up chief, 100% local content. Tafara chose meeting Muzukuru,” read Kasukuwere’s caption on a Jah Prayzah performance video.
Moyo also posted some videos on his twitter timeline, with the caption “#HappeningRightNow Some alleged G40s getting down in Cape Town!” and “let the music play!”
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Other musicians spotted at the event include gospel artist Sebastian Magacha.