Entertainment

Carl flies Zim flag high 17 June 2018 HARARE - Even though some may not find him funny, comedian Carl Joshua Ncube has been flying the Zimbabwean flag high in his travels and through various activities. Apart from making people laugh, Ncube has been finding ways to draw people to Victoria Falls through his cooking, comedy club, ar...
Kutonga Kwaro sinks into oblivion? 17 June 2018 HARARE - On November 15 Jah Prayzah's, hit Kutonga Kwaro played in virtually every household, car and other social gatherings as the euphoria to remove former president Robert Mugabe from power hit alarming heights. But currently the song is being rejected by entertainment lovers at shows as they...
Stella Chiweshe's daughter named tourism ambassador 11 June 2018 HARARE - German-based mbira diva Stella Chiweshe’s daughter Virginia Mukwesha was on Friday appointed tourism ambassador by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA). She was appointed at an event which was held at a Harare hotel. ZTA chief executive Karikoga Kaseke said Mukwesha’s appointment c...
Maramuro to be Harare flag-bearers in Chibuku Neshamwari national finals 11 June 2018 HARARE - Agure group Maramuro will be representing Harare province in the Chibuku Neshamwari national finals scheduled for Mutare in August after winning the provincial contest held at Pfumojena Bar in Mbare on Saturday. The 15-member group showcased nyau mdani dance ahead of other traditional...
Macheso urged to uplift upcoming sungura artistes 6 June 2018 HARARE - Music star Alick Macheso has been urged to incorporate young sungura musicians when he holds big events like his album launch set for the Aquatic Complex. The sungura music legend will officially launch his 11th studio album Dzinosvitsa Kure in Chitungwiza on Friday which will only fe...
Promoter makes strides in Aussie 6 June 2018 HARARE – Australia-based music promoter and businessman Guardian Mushangwe has expanded his empire into the health sector as a means to keep afloat. Mushangwe recently launched Mopane Community Health an organisation that focuses on Disability and Mental Health Support, Clinical Mental Health ...
Tuku reinvents himself 5 June 2018 HARARE - Music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi's recent dressing comprising slim fitting tracksuit, with tight track pants has divided opinion over his fashion sense. The picture which has created all the hype around the superstar's dressing — circulating on social media — was seemingly taken at the...
Nacz hunts for a director 5 June 2018 HARARE - National Arts Council of Zimbabwe is hunting for a director following the resignation of Elvas Mari in March. The country’s arts mother body advertised the post over the weekend. “The director must be a strategic thinker and team leader who is dynamic, innovative and self-motivated...
Madzibaba Stephen financing Chi-Town pub 3 June 2018 HARARE - Johane Masowe eChishanu self-styled prophet Stephen Mugariri popularly known as Madzibaba Stephen says while he does not own the controversial Executive Sports Bar and Night Club in Chitungwiza, he however finances it. He said the night club is owned by his younger brother Lloyd “Lodz...
Take Fizzo highlights Zim struggles 2 June 2018 HARARE - Producer, Take Fizzo, yesterday released a new music video for his song Woman my Woman together with an album Faces EP. The music video and song also features rapper Tehn Diamond and was directed by Kudzai Muringai. “Take Fizzo and Kudzai wanted to tell a story that was true to the...
Sandra Ndebele endorses ED 1 June 2018 HARARE - Musician Sandra Ndebele, seems to have endorsed Zanu PF and its presidential candidate, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as she appeared at the party’s youth convention in Gweru on Thursday where she spoke on behalf of artists. Introduced as “Cde”, Ndebele responded by chanting the Zanu ...
Harare Carnival set for July 1 June 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), organisers of the annual event Harare International Carnival (Hic), have revealed that this year’s edition will be held in July from 17 to 21. Godfrey Koti, the ZTA head of corporate affairs said more details about the event will be revealed in due co...
Fire guts down Harare bar 30 May 2018 HARARE - One of Harare’s leading entertainment joints — Dandaro Inn — was gutted down by fire on Monday night. Property worth thousands of dollars was destroyed. The joint was run by music promoter Partson “Chipaz” Chimbodza. Dandaro Inn manager Oscar Nembare told the Daily News that they a...
New album for Jah Prayzah 30 May 2018 HARARE - Despite him being the man of the moment, Jah Prayzah is not giving his blockbuster studio album Kutonga Kwaro enough time to sizzle down on the market as he has already lined up a new studio project. The still-to-be-named album is expected on the market shelves end of year. Speakin...
Pastor launches book on Zim's experiences 29 May 2018 BULAWAYO - A local pastor will on Thursday launch his debut book titled White Man Dancing at the Tech Village, here in Bulawayo. The book is set in Zimbabwe during a six-month period in 2005, the story is told through the eyes of Jack Bentley who comes from UK with his best friend Charlie to d...
Chinhoyi 7 movie set to premiere on June 1 28 May 2018 HARARE - The long awaited premiere of Chinhoyi 7 movie will finally happen on June 1, after being postponed several times. Since 2014, Zimbabweans have been anticipating to watch the movie, with the last date when it was supposed to have been premiered being March 16 at SterKinekor movie the...
Tsitsi Dangarembga thrilled as 'Nervous Conditions' makes it into Top 100 books 28 May 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga said she has been reminded of the kindness of people after her book Nervous Conditions made it to the BBC’s top 100 of books that shaped the world. “I’m overwhelmed by all the wonderful congratulatory messages I’ve received on the inclusion of Nerv...
Miss Tee returns to Jam Session 28 May 2018 HARARE - Glen View-based Zimdancehall artiste Miss Tee, real name Patricia Banda, is returning to Jam Session at City Sports Bar in Harare tonight. Miss Tee is one of the fast-rising female Zimdancehall chanters after controversial musician Lady Squanda, Ninja Lipsy and Darula Mambokadzi among...
Violence mars Romeo Gasa album launch 28 May 2018 HARARE - Violence reared its ugly head at a musical concert in Chinhoyi on Friday, with scores of fans injured and rushed to hospital. The event  — held at Chinhoyi Stadium -— was meant to launch Romeo Gasa’s latest studio project Code 263 in style but it turned out to be a warzone as scores o...
SA-based Zim gospel artiste to perform in Chi-Town 26 May 2018 HARARE - Rising South Africa-based Zimbabwean gospel songbird Lindi Marc has promised a “joyous occasion” when she performs this afternoon at Poths Ministries Deliverance Centre Church in Unit A, Chitungwiza. Lindi Marc, who was born Lindiwe Phiri, will share the stage with Tatenda Mahachi, Mw...
Zim's SA-based outfit bounces back 25 May 2018 BULAWAYO - South Africa-based gospel outfit Umthombo Weskristu Gospel Servants bounced back with a second album titled Zinhle Kodwa Z’yabulala. The album is a follow up to their debut Siza Nkosi which was released in 2015. Simosenkosi Mbambo, the group leader who is back home to promote their ...
Japanese group shines at Jam Session 23 May 2018 HARARE - Japanese J-African music superstars Iyco and Kaka Furaha put up a polished act at City Sports Bar in the capital on Monday which left the appreciative crowd begging for more. The band members’ arrival at the venue generated a lot of interest as the audience was curious to hear what th...
Macheso, Moyo to headline Mozambique celebrations 23 May 2018 HARARE - Barely six months after Alick Macheso and Peter Moyo shared the stage in Mozambique, the two sungura musicians are returning to the former Portuguese colony next month to headline the country’s uhuru celebrations. The celebrations to mark Mozambique’s 43 years of majority rule are pen...
Tahle goes Hawaiian 23 May 2018 HARARE - Songbird Tahle WeDzinza has released a dance track titled Teleunga that was inspired by a Hawaiian dance. The just-released song, which is Tahle WeDzinza's second after her debut track titled Give Me More on which she featured music star Jah Prayzah, was produced by DJ Tamuka at Mi ...
Chiwoniso inspires from the grave 22 May 2018 HARARE - The late mbira queen, Chiwoniso Maraire’s music continues to inspire even in death, with a Japanese music band revealing that they have been inspired by her music before they even knew who she was. Lead singer of Iyco and Kaka Furaha, Iyco, said she bought Maraire’s music at an Africa...