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Popular Tanzanian singer dies in grisly road accident

Gone too soon

Popular Tanzanian singer Maunda Zorro dies in grisly road accident

The Tanzanian music fraternity is mourning the sudden demise of singer Maunda Hellen Zorro stage name Maunda Zorro who perished in a nasty road accident at Kigamboni area in Dar es Salaam.

According to credible reports from Tanzania’s local media houses, Zorro passed on after her car collided head-on with a lorry.

The songstress is survived by three kids and a husband. She is a sister to Tanzanian singer Banana Zorro famed for his song ‘pressure’.

"Nimezipata hizo taarifa ndio naelekea Hospitali ya Kigamboni, taarifa ni za kweli tulikuwepo kwenye msiba jioni ya leo wa rafiki yetu mwingine wa karibu, nilikuwa nae Maunda hadi jioni saa 11 hadi 12 nikarudi nyumbani kulala maana msiba ulikuwa Kigamboni na yeye anakaa Tuangoma, kwa taarifa zaidi (kuhusu msiba) ni hadi nikifika Hospitali," Banana Zorro told Millard Ayo in a phone interview.

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He added; "Chanzo cha kifo ni ajali ya gari, nimeachana na Maunda saa 12 jioni ajali amepata mida ya saa 4 usiku, ila sina uhakika sana (wa muda aliopata ajali) hadi nikifika Hospitali maana nilirudi nyumbani nikiwa nimechoka sana"

In another interview, Maunda Zoro’s father Mzee Zahir Ally Zorro disclosed that he learned about his daughter’s death on social media.

Celebrities and fans have used their social media pages to mourn the untimely death of the singer.

Actress Frida Kajala

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“Pumzika kwa Amani mdogo Wangu #kazi ya Mungu aina makosa 💔😔 Poleni sana familia @bananazorro”.

Singer Dyna Nyange

“Dah! Hakika hakuna anaejua Saa wala siku😢 Inna lilahi wa Inna ilayhi rajioon 🕯🕊🕊🕊. Poleni sana ndugu, jamaa na Marafiki na wote mloguswa na msiba huu🙏”

Singer Harmonize

“RIP Queen”

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Singer Banana Zorro (Maunda’s brother).

“Familia ya Zahir Ally Zorro ....tunasikitika kutangaza kifo cha Binti/dada yetu Maunda Hellen Zorro kilichotekea jana Kwa ajali Gari..kigamboni Dar es Salaam...Taarifa zaidi....tutatoa baadae leo...Msiba Upo Maweni/kigamboni nyumbani kwa Mzee Zorro...bwana alitoa na Bwana ametwaa...”

Mama Mobetto (Hamisa Mobetto’s mother)

“Jamani maunda daaaah innalilah wainna illah RAJIUN poleni sana 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭”

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Singer Beka Flavour

“Inalilah wainalilah rajun mbele yake nyuma yetu poleni sana familia ya Maunda pole sana kaka Banana 😭😭🙏🙏”

Singer Ben Pol

“Pole sana Kaka, Mwenyezi Mungu awatie nguvu katika kipindi hiki kigumu 🙏🏾”

aytanzania “Poleni sana @bananazorro Mungu Amlaze Mahali Pema Peponi 🙏🏿”

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lilommy “Pole sana brother, Poleni familia nzima, Mungu awape Nguvu katika kipindi hiki kigumi 🙏🙏🙏 Mungu amlaze mahala pema”

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