Zimbabwe erects Bob Marley statue.

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As the world celebrated the birth of worldwide reggae icon, Bob Marley, Zimbabwe has been given the go-ahead to erect a statue in his honour by the Marley estate.

Marley famously performed at Zimbabwe's independence celebrations in 1980, making headlines for covering all his expenses to and from the concert and rejecting a performance fee. The setlist included the song 'Zimbabwe', composed in 1978 for the freedom fighters agitating for the country's independence.

The statue will be built at Harare's Rufaro Stadium, where the concert took place, by South African artists...

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