Gospel musician Michael Mahendere has returned home from South Africa where he scooped the Independent National Gospel Music Awards (INGOMA) international music award.

Currently riding on the crest of a wave with the hit track titled, ‘Mwari Munondigonera’ gospel music artist Minister Mahendere won the best African gospel artist of the year award 2018 held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Speaking after his arrival in the capital, Mahendere said he is dedicating the prestigious award to all his loyal music fans.

“This is for you all gospel music lovers who are proud to be Zimbabweans,” he said.

The INGOMA was founded in 2013 by young people who are actively involved in the gospel music industry.

Some of the participants came from Nigeria, Swaziland, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

INGOMA saves as the face and voice for the gospel music artists and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and celebrating their talent.