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Muridzo revisits Bev's pregnancy claim 16 December 2018 HARARE - Singer Andy Muridzo says pole dancer Beverly Sibanda aka Bev's claim that she was pregnant with his child actually boosted his ratings contrary to what many people thought. Andy grabbed headlines this year for being romantically involved with the raunchy and controversial dancer who...
Pah Chihera: A bundle of energy 16 December 2018 HARARE - Songstress Pah Chihera — real name Pamhidzai Tracy Mbirimi — is a bundle of energy who sings, dances, acts and this she does with perfection. Born March 6, 1991 and bred in the dusty streets of Mufakose in Harare, she never imagined that one day her music would be heard and played on ...
Zakaria dumps Magaya 16 December 2018 HARARE - One of sungura music's godfathers, Nicholas Zakaria has left Walter Magaya's Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries, a church he served for five years. The singer is now a member of Ebenezer Prophetic Ministries International led by one Ezekiel Masiyandima, also a former m...
Zimbos dazzle in international showbiz 16 December 2018 HARARE - While the local showbiz industry is suffering from a plethora of problems that have curbed its growth, talented Zimbabweans are shining internationally, scooping awards and winning big roles in various productions. A lot more are breaking new grounds in the region, and making a name f...
Dzimbanhete arts centre under threat 15 December 2018 HARARE - Artists and residents of Dzimbanhete Arts and Culture Interactions Trust in the Somerby area were by end of day yesterday battling to stop eviction from the cultural and heritage site. Over 80 families were being evicted and the arts centre was not spared. Located in the Somerby Hi...
Tehn Diamond fashion label trending 15 December 2018 HARARE - Rapper Tehn Diamond's “ThePlanetAfrika” collection which he recently unveiled as part of  his Tisu Ngoda Dzacho (TND) fashion label is trending. The products include women's yoga leggings, unisex short-sleeve T-shirts, unisex long-sleeve T-shirts, phone cases, infant bodysuits, baby j...
DJ Stavo in Twitter outburst 15 December 2018 HARARE - The outburst started with conversations around allegations Stavo was stealing tweets and reposting them but the situation escalated after an artist who calls himself Kelvin Beatz accused DJ Stavo of blocking him. “Ahhh shame the kid thinks he's made it in life by throwing shade at Dj ...
Elikem reveals Zim lover 14 December 2018 HARARE - Ghanaian socialite and Pokello Nare's ex-husband Elikem Kumordzie has revealed his new Zimbabwean flame, whom social media has identified as Edith Chibhamu. Elikem took to Instagram posting pictures of him with the lady, sparking controversy, resulting in him turning off comments. ...
All is set for Miss Twins finals 14 December 2018 HARARE - All roads will lead to East Point in Harare tomorrow for the inaugural Miss Twins pageant finals. The pageant will see seven sets of twins taking to the ramp and the winning set will walk away with several prizes, including scholarships to overseas. Pageant organiser Sarah Dee said...
Comedians form association 14 December 2018 HARARE - Local comedians have formed an association, Zimbabwe Comedians Union (ZCU), on Tuesday, to advance their own cause. The interim committee is made up of leading comedians in the form of Carl Joshua Ncube, Doc Vikela, Ntando and Kadem among others. Ncube said the idea of forming an a...
Kadja represents female chanters 14 December 2018 HARARE - Female dancehall chanter Kadja, real name Tariro Kadandara, will be representing women at this year's edition of the Zimdancehall Shutdown Gig scheduled for December 31 at City Sports Centre. Kadja and K Queen will be the two female chanters at this mammoth gig, a development which th...
Macheso, Peter, Baba Harare share stage 13 December 2018 HARARE - Top musician Alick Macheso has taken on board rising musicians Peter Moyo and Baba Harare for the sungura shutdown gig scheduled for tomorrow (Friday) at Premier Tobacco Auction Floors. The musician is known for his benevolence towards rising musicians having once embraced Tryson Chim...
Poor health grounds Ninja Lipsy 13 December 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall chanter Tendazvaitwa Chitimbe, popularly known as Ninja Lipsy, has staged only three concerts this year due to poor health. Lipsy is battling hemiplegia, sometimes called hemiparesis, which is a condition that affects one side of the body. The disease borrows much of t...
Donel shines at Miss World finals 13 December 2018 HARARE - Young Zimbabwean star Donel Mangena shone at the Miss World finals in Sanya, China over the weekend with everyone including the pageant beauties and hosts gushing at his performance. The 17-year-old who rose to fame during The Voice UK also shared with his followers on social media th...
Josh Meck relishes Mahube call 12 December 2018 HARARE - Inimitable bassist Josh Meck has been incorporated into the new Mahube band which features crème de la crème of southern Africa. He charmed the musical outfit when he performed with it at this year's edition of Harare International Festival of the Arts. Meck said joining Mahube was...
Kunonga to hold compensatory gig 12 December 2018 HARARE - Afro-fusion star Victor Kunonga, whose gig at the Rooftop, New Ambassadors Hotel last Saturday was wrecked by a technical glitch will hold a compensatory concert at the same venue on Friday. The Kwedu singer told the Daily News about his indebtedness to the fans who attended the show ...
Jah Signal, Enzo Ishall in year-end showdown 11 December 2018 HARARE - Rising dancehall singers Enzo Ishall and Jah Signal are enjoying fine form, a development that has led to others comparing them to Winky D. The comparison is, however, not possible considering the achievements Winky D has had in his career and these two are just but starting their jou...
DzePamvura ploughs back into community 11 December 2018 HARARE - Fast-rising Norton mbira centre — DzePamvura Mbira Centre — has stepped up efforts to develop the traditional music sub-sector in the country by equipping schools in the Mashonaland West town with a wide array of mbira instruments worth $33 000. Inextricably tied to traditional Shona ...
Jah Prayzah drops new video 11 December 2018 HARARE - Unstoppable musician Jah Prayzah has dropped a new music video, Follow Me, featuring Nigerian star Patoranking. The video was released on social media platform, Youtube, on Friday and as of yesterday, it had generated close to 100 000 views. The song Follow Me is off Jah Prayzah's ...
Of couples who record, perform together 9 December 2018 HARARE - One of the most fascinating developments within the local music industry in recent years has been of musician couples who work and sing together in their respective bands. While the set-up is not far wide, there have been special examples starting from the early days when Jonathan and...
Mapfumo's tour in false start 9 December 2018 HARARE - Chimurenga music guru Thomas Mapfumo's much-anticipated December Peace tour opening gig at Gweru Golf Club failed to take place after bungling by the organisers resulted in the abandonment of the concert amid chaotic scenes. Mapfumo and his Blacks Unlimited band were geared and ready ...
Fanny pack is back 9 December 2018 HARARE - After trending as a one of the most hated fashion accessories in the 1980s and 1990s, the fanny pack is back. This time, it has bounced back with high fashion cred that even renowned fashion designers are busy making their own versions. These small bags, also known as bumbags, are ...
Cont Mhlanga enjoys village life 9 December 2018 HARARE - After achieving so much in the arts and having founded Amakhosi Cultural Centre, multi-award winner Cont Mhlanga has retired to his rural home of Lupane in Shabulani Village, Matabeleland. Over the years, Mhlanga has published three books and written more than 20 plays among them 'The...
'In politics, treachery is inevitable' 9 December 2018 HARARE - The book 'Junctions' in one way is a celebration of the coup that toppled long-ruling Robert Mugabe, ushering in President Emmerson Mnangagwa — for a long time the former president's right hand man.  The Daily News on Sunday Production Editor Eddie Zvinonzwa caught up with the author ...
Winky D tops SA charts 8 December 2018 HARARE - Dancehall music star Winky D's music is topping music chats in South Africa, with his recently released Paperback video being rated number 4 on best South Africa top 10 on Trace Africa. Winky D reposted a post on Instagram stating that his video is trending. Paperbag was launched o...
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