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Daz awards preps up 17 January 2019 HARARE - Preparations for this year’s edition of the Dancers Association of Zimbabwe (Daz) awards set for next month are at an advanced stage, organisers say. The annual awards, meant to honour outstanding performers in the dance sector, are pencilled for City Sports Bar in the capital, Daz pr...
Macheso plans DVD, live albums 17 January 2019 HARARE - Sungura giant Alick Macheso has a lot planned for his fans this year. Macheso has lined up a DVD album for his 2018 release Dzinosvitsa Kure and a live recorded project for his followers. “2019 Mberikwazvo is going further, taking it from where we left in 2018. There are plans for ...
Today's Mapostori with swag 13 January 2019 HARARE - A new generation of Vapostori has emerged, changing the narrative that used to be applied to members of the apostolic sect. Back in the day Vapostori used to be looked down upon as paupers, shabbily dressed Christians with very little or no education. Their white robes became an un...
Mai Patai bounces back after illness 13 January 2019 HARARE - Gospel musician Respina Patai, popularly known as Mai Patai, has bounced back after illness had kept her away from the showbiz circuit for nearly two years. While some might have written her off, the gospel musician is back in the limelight, with a bang. At a time some had ruled he...
Mokoomba conquers world 13 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwe's six-member boy band, Mokoomba, believes that theirs is a new sound that the world has been waiting for. Having toured the world – performing at various prestigious festivals and venues – the band this year celebrates 10 years since joining the music circuit and they have a ...
More lovers follow Chicken Inn couple 12 January 2019 HARARE - Following the success and fame acquired by the famous Chicken Inn couple, a number of people seem to be following their route and now going for Chicken Inn's sister brands Pizza Inn and Creamy Inn. Makhosana Mguni proposed to his sweetheart Belinda Nyoni at a Chicken Inn outlet in Bul...
Power FM slammed for muting R Kelly's music 12 January 2019 HARARE - Local radio station Power FM has been slammed for their decision to take off American RnB singer R Kelly's music from their playlist following rape allegations against him. Several people on social media believe the radio station was just being overzealous in their decision to mute th...
Nasty C returns to Harare 12 January 2019 HARARE - South African rapper Nasty C is set to return to Harare in April for another dance with his local fans. The concert pencilled for Wingate Golf Club in Pomona on April 29 will feature rising star King98. The event is being organised by Impala Car Rental. [GoogleAd] “Yes, Nasty...
King98 releases No Bad Vibes 12 January 2019 HARARE - South Africa-based rapper King98 is set to release No Bad Vibes, a song he collaborated with Nigerian star Davido, on Monday. The song was recorded sometime last year but the musician has decided to release it this year, together with the video. The video was shot in Nigeria. [G...
Singer engages Jamaican pastor 11 January 2019 HARARE - Versatile gospel musician Faith Makoni Mufunda has engaged a Jamaican pastor and singer on her forthcoming album. Titled Ambassador, the song is on a reggae tip, with the album set for release between March and April this year. She says she has her unique style and believes her mus...
Mai Patai goes solo 10 January 2019 HARARE - Gospel musician Respina Patai better known as Mai Patai says she is now working on perfecting her career as a standalone musician away from her husband, Ephraim’s shadow. She will be joining the league of Charles and Olivia Charamba who despite having joint projects release separate p...
Tocky's 2019 vision 10 January 2019 HARARE - Youthful musician Tocky Vibes says his 2019 vision is to come up with more music and he will be releasing another album again. The year 2018 was a successful one for the musician as he released a 22-track album Chamakuvangu plus a number of videos accompanying the project. He says ...
Baba Harare confident of new album 10 January 2019 HARARE - Former Jah Prayzah backing vocalist and guitarist Breveman “Baba Harare” Chizvino is confident of his forthcoming studio project titled Ramba Wakadzvanya. “We are confident of our project. Ramba Wakadzvanya is going to prove that Baba Harare is not a one-hit wonder,” his manager, Fild...
Trevor D, Enzo Ishall in accident 10 January 2019 HARARE - Musicians Trevor Dongo and Enzo Ishall were yesterday afternoon involved in a minor accident in the CBD. The accident occurred at the intersection of Jason Moyo and 4th Street when a police-driven vehicle rammed into the back of Dongo’s car. The two musicians were in the company of...
'Mebo' singer celebrates breakthrough 9 January 2019 HARARE - "Mebo" hit maker Obert Chari is returning to City Sports Bar in Harare this Friday to celebrate the achievements he made in 2018. He will be supported by sungura musician Mukoma Robbie of Top Sungura. Chari's song Mebo was voted the best song in 2018 at National Fm Top 50. The song...
Comic Pastor called for questioning 9 January 2019 HARARE - Comedian Prosper Ngomashi, better known as Comic Pastor, was on Monday called in for questioning by the police. This follows his latest comic skit with fellow comedian and United States-based Alfred Kainga, which seemingly feasts on President Emmerson Mnangagwa's recent stunt of cutti...
Establish arts joints, govt urged 9 January 2019 HARARE - Government has been urged to establish arts centres for the benefit of artistes in the country. This comes after privately-owned prime-joints such as the popular Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) and 7 Arts Theatre have raised their charges beyond the reach of many event o...
Nhimbe Trust, UK group collaborate 9 January 2019 HARARE - Following a vivid collaboration in 2017 between Bulawayo-based Women in Theatre and Television project by Nhimbe Trust and young women of London's Young Vic Theatre, the continuing artistic collaboration between the two blooms with another exciting exchange this January. In a new crea...
Don Dada to perform at Bob Marley tribute concert 8 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabwean musician Don Dada has been chosen to perform at the internationally-acclaimed Bob Marley Tribute Concert in Jamaica, next month, adding another super chapter in his blazing musical journey. Don Dada who is based in South Africa will perform in the Jamaican capital, Kingston...
Sulu lives the pledge 8 January 2019 HARARE - James Chapter Two verse 16 has so many lessons for those who promise to do something but go under when it's time to fulfil their promises. “If one of you says to them, 'Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,' but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?” it says. Den...
Carl Joshua Ncube moves into a tent 8 January 2019 HARARE - It is no longer as case of what-you-see-is -what-you-get with Victoria Falls-based comedian Carl Joshua Ncube who has now moved from renting an apartment into camping in a tent as part of saving for his own house. And Ncube is not moved by the reaction to it. “It's really about my ...
Malunga sets eyes on politics 7 January 2019 HARARE - Musician Clive Malunga has expressed ambitions of getting into politics, eyeing the Norton parliamentary seat in the next election that is due in 2023. Malunga, who has taken a back seat in the country’s music industry, said he would not be joining any new political party as he has al...
Enzo sends women into frenzy 7 January 2019 HARARE - Raunchy dancer Beverly “Bev” Sibanda literally broke the Internet over the weekend with a video clip showcasing her dancing skills, in response to rising dancehall chanter Enzo Ishall’s Magate Challenge.  The chanter continues to shake showbiz with his sing-along and danceable tracks ...
Zim modelling industry 7 January 2019 HARARE - The modelling industry experienced entirely new phenomena in 2018. Over five Zimbabwean models travelled to participate in international pageants and the country walked away with at least one international title and other top five positions, something that has not happened since Miss ...
Major events of 2018 6 January 2019 HARARE - As we say goodbye to 2018, the Daily News on Sunday reflects on some stories that grabbed newspaper headlines and dominated social media. Below are some of the highlights. Mukanya’s return to Harare After spending 14 solid years in United States, Chimurenga music icon Thomas Mukanya ...
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