By Staff Writer
FLAMBOYANT businessman and popular socialite Genius Kadungure popularly known as Ginimbi died Sunday morning in a fatal accident along Borrowdale Road.
Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) national spokesperson ,Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the development.
“I can confirm that Genius Kadungure was involved involved in a fatal head on collision Sunday between 5am and 6 am Sunday around Philadelphia area just along Borrowdale Road. The other vehicle he was involved in an accident with caught fire resulting in the loss of lives ,” he said.
Nyathi said a statement on the finer details of the accident will soon be released as more details emerge.
Ginimbi was a popular Zimbabwean socialite and businessman. He was also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of a gas company, Pioneer Gases which has interests in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe. He was also the owner of Club Sankayi (now known as Dreams Nightlife Club).
He was known for throwing wild all parties and for allegedly dating several married women, claims which he does not deny. In February 2018, Genius was reported to have bought Winky D first copy of his album Gombwe for USD$40 000.
In May 2018, Ginimbi reportedly hired a model from the US to spice up the opening of his Club Sankayi.
His death comes shortly after Prophet Advocate Joshua delivered a prophecy early last month calling for urgent prayers and predicting the Kadungure’s death.