Genius Kadungure, aka Ginimbi a Zimbabwean businessman and socialite has died in a fatal car accident and the said incident happened in the early hours of Sunday, Nov. 8 according to reports.
He was with three other people including a model and a fitness trainer and they all also died in the ghastly accident.
Gimbini was driving his Rolls Royce Wraith which collided head on with three other vehicles and according to a report on Timeslive.co.za, his car veered off the road the road after the impact and hit a tree before going up in flames.
Danny Kuwanga told police that with the help of three unidentified men, Ginimbi’s body was pulled away from the burning car but three passengers were trapped and consumed by the flames.
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) confirmed the death.
“The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to confirm the death of four people that included Genius Kadungure in a fatal road traffic accident along Borrowdale Road.
“Three people were burnt when the vehicle caught fire after it clashed with a Honda Fit head-on as the driver overtook another car near Philadelphia,” said police spokesperson assistant commissioner Paul Nyathi.
Two of those burnt to death were identified as Alicia Adams, a model, and a fitness trainer, Michelle “Moana” Amuli.
The group were reportedly coming from Ginimbi’s nightclub, Dreams, a prime spot in the capital of Harare.
He had earlier posted on his Instagram account that they were going to party up a storm.
“Guys, it’s time to go out, it’s gonna be going down. We’re going to Dreams (nightclub) in the next few minutes, it’s gonna be going down. It’s Moana’s birthday, we’re going to pop champagne, it’s gonna be champagne showers tonight, see you there,” he told his 600,000 plus followers.
Ginimbi was known for his lavish birthday parties held annually at any chosen destination in Southern Africa. His last birthday bash in Harare reportedly cost US$50,000 (R900,000).
He had business interests in gas and petroleum. However, his lifestyle drew the attention of many because of his acquisition of supercars. His latest being a Ferrari 488 Spider to join other cars such as Range Rovers, a Lamborghini, a Bentley and a host of Mercedes-Benzes, the most prominent one being a G Wagon.