Entertainment

Tammy heads to Oslo 20 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's rising star Thamsanqa Moyo “Tammy” will be performing at the Oslo Afro Arts Festival as part of the Shoko Festival exchange programme. The festival will be starting tomorrow until Sunday. During her tour of the Scandinavian nation, Tammy will perform in concert 23rd. The...
Bloggers market Zim's prime tourist resorts 19 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans have taken it upon themselves to change the narrative and market Zimbabwe’s beauty. Bloggers feel tourism players are not doing enough to sell Zimbabwe as a tourism destination. Citizens are now using their blogs, vlogs and social media accounts to highlight the country...
Chivayo, Kadungure in trouble 18 August 2018 HARARE - The State has revived a case in which controversial businessmen Wicknell Chivayo and Genius Kadungure are being charged for allegedly defrauding two local businessmen about six years ago. Police only brought Chivayo to court yesterday and no indications were made as to when Kadungure ...
Arts hub affords artists platform 17 August 2018 HARARE - Harare new arts hub, Red Cafe has become home to several performing artists as it majors on most artistic genres from poetry, theatre, musicals, launches and book reading. The cafe is more than a drinking hole; it is a free expression platform meant to nurture artists. Situated alo...
Marabha bounces back 17 August 2018 HARARE - Comedian Charles Merisi aka Marabha is back into the limelight thanks to his new skits doing rounds on social media sites. The 37-year-old actor rose to stardom during the days he acted alongside Freddy “Kapfupi” Manjalima and Rumbidzai Vingirai popularly known as Regina in street the...
All set for Nasty C concert 16 August 2018 HARARE - All is set for Nasty C's maiden “Change a Life Concert” which is pencilled for Wingate Golf Club on Saturday courtesy of the Alfred Dondo Foundation in conjunction with Impala Car Rental. The 21-year-old South African rapper is expected in the country on Saturday for a charity gig mea...
Oskido holds 'Kalawa' parties 16 August 2018 HARARE - South Africa-based award-winning disc jockey and producer Oscar Mdlongwa aka Oskido recently hosted “Kalawa All White Parties” in Kwekwe and Harare. Oskido has been hosting annual parties in Bulawayo dubbed “Homecoming Show” which proved to be a highlight on the December holidays’ cal...
Sarah Dee gives fresh impetus to China Chemadzimai 16 August 2018 HARARE - The Razzle Night Club has given fresh impetus to its China Chemadzimai with a celebrity mistress of ceremonies (MC) full of passion, energy and life! The vivacious Sarah Dee, an entertaining MC with passion and presence — has boosted the enthusiastic fan base at The Razzle every Thurs...
Lindi Marc collaborates with Madam Boss 16 August 2018 HARARE - South Africa-based Zimbabwean gospel songbird Lindi Marc has featured comedian Tyra “Madam Boss” Chikocho and a host of South African artistes on the video of her single titled Faithfulness. The video for the popular single, co-directed by Kross Marcellus Moses and Dafri, also include...
Zim, India to co-organise festival 16 August 2018 HARARE - The government and Indian Embassy in Harare will jointly run this year’s edition of “India in the Sunshine City Festival” which will run in the Zimbabwean capital between September 6 and 16 in a bid to make the event more widely accepted by the locals. The annual India in the Sunshine...
Mbira ensemble releases scorcher 14 August 2018 HARARE - Norton-based mbira ensemble — DzePamvura — has released a seven-track album, they are confident their music will endear Zimbabweans to their roots and raise mbira music back onto the podium. Inextricably tied to traditional Shona spiritual beliefs and cultural practices, the mbira is ...
Chivayo turns to God 14 August 2018 HARARE - Flashy businessman Wicknell Chivayo has spoken about his stay in remand prison, describing the days as long. After his release on $2 000 bail, Chivayo took to Instagram in his usual style but this time not showing off but turning to God. “Eight long days … What doesn't kill you onl...
Winemaker breaks SA record 14 August 2018 HARARE - South Africa-based winemaker Joseph Dhafana continues to make history auctioning a box of six wines for R16 000, the highest-ever price recorded in South Africa. Dhafana told the Daily News that he was ecstatic about the development, adding that he would be donating part of the procee...
Tuku, Jah Prayzah fly Zim flag high 13 August 2018 HARARE - Superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi and afro-fusion sensation Jah Prayzah proved to be true ambassadors over the weekend when they staged separate gigs outside the country, leaving fans eating out of the palms of their hands.  Affectionately known as Samanyanga, his elephant totem, Tuku ...
Robert Jnr's Ex opens up 12 August 2018 HARARE - The South African girl who was dating Robert Mugabe Junior has opened up on their break-up saying the former first son has moved on to another girl. Expressing that there was no bad blood between them, Tshego Moloto, who has been dating Robert said at the moment she was happy being si...
Zim fashion designer for DC Fashion Week 12 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s fashion designer Charlene Musonza, has been invited to participate at the DC Fashion Week, in what could be her breakthrough to the international scene. The Harare-based designer said she wants to learn more about the field of fashion and major in costume designing when she...
Robert Jnr, girlfriend split 8 August 2018 HARARE - Robert Tinotenda Mugabe Jnr's romance with South African Tshego Moloto has apparently hit the rocks, after social media indications that the two might have split. Although it is still unclear why the love birds decided to go separate ways, Moloto took to her Instagram page and declare...
'Blood Tongue' heads to Reps Theatre 8 August 2018 HARARE - After a great performance at home at the Bulawayo Theatre on July 26, the play Blood Tongue The Musical — an exciting collaboration between Zimbabwean and South African artists produced by Nhimbe Trust in Bulawayo in 2017, now heads to the Reps Theatre in Harare on August 31 and Septembe...
Chi-Town group releases album 7 August 2018 CHITUNGWIZA - Chitungwiza based sungura outfit Zim-Select, led by Innocent Mpala, has just released an eight-track album titled Kulya Kwenzebe. The eight-track album comprise Umfazo Muntu (Ndebele), a song which encourages people to stay away from married women no matter how beautiful they are...
Moyo appointed Nacz boss 6 August 2018 HARARE - The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) has announced the appointment of Nicholas Moyo as its new director with effect from this month. He replaces Elvas Mari who stepped down in April this year. Announcing the latest development, Nacz board chairperson Herbert Chimhundu, said...
Guruve Marimba wins Chibuku Neshamwari finals 6 August 2018 MUTARE - Guruve Marimba Dance Group emerged winners in this year’s edition of Chibuku Neshamwari Traditional Dance Competition national finals after outshining other nine groups from the country’s provinces here on Saturday. The Mutare showground hosted the glamorous event which saw the Mashon...
Internet mocks Chigumba's makeup 6 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba (pictured), whose face and voice has become a common feature on local and foreign television stations as well as online media in the past weeks,  has become a butt of jokes with people making fun of her makeup. The jok...
Dental grills, the latest trend 5 August 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe's youths become more enterprising to earn a living without resorting to stealing, dental grills have become the latest trend of products to be peddled on the streets of Harare. Grills, as they are more commonly referred to, are a status symbol for many hip-hop artists in t...
Protesters loot Red Café 5 August 2018 HARARE - Red Café, a night spot in downtown Harare, fell victim to vandalism this week as political violence flared in the city on Wednesday between protesters and security agencies. A spokesperson for the venue which offers arts-related showcases and musicals said while they had closed shop, ...
Exciting events galore this summer 5 August 2018 HARARE - Summer season is upon us! It is this time again when most of the exciting showbiz events take place. The summer will see annual events that include Harare Agricultural Show, Miss World Zimbabwe pageant, Harare International Carnival, Miss Tourism pageant and Braai Festival courtesy of...