Entertainment

Faithcandy enters Miss Curvy Zimbabwe race 19 October 2018 HARARE - Curvaceous singer Faithcandy, has announced her participation in this year's edition of the Miss Curvy Zimbabwe pageant. Real name Faith Naphaz, the singer — now model — said she is ready for the event and is optimistic her curves are enough for her to clinch the title. “I'm ready ...
Beauty queen in pads drive 19 October 2018 HARARE - Former Miss Universe Zimbabwe Lisa Morgan has expressed her passion for the girl child through launching a “donate a pad” campaign to help young girls in Epworth. With a set target of 3 000 packets which the beauty queen set for herself, she has so far managed to raise 500 packets. ...
Mono Mukundu heaps praise on Ammara 18 October 2018 HARARE - Veteran producer and guitarist Mono Mukundu has lavished musician Ammara Brown with praises for the way she remunerates her band members, even comparing her to the late Chiwoniso Maraire. This comes as several bands have been splitting owing to poor payments, with some members accusin...
Soul Jah Love in panic mode 18 October 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Soul Jah Love is in panic mode. This comes as he released the single Chisingaperi Chinonaka yesterday without giving his latest studio album Naka Dhula Dhaka time to sizzle the market. The latest album, which was launched a fortnight ago in Harare, is still to mak...
Sulu to honour band members 18 October 2018 HARARE - Dendera musician Suluman Chimbetu will tomorrow be back in action at a show set to honour his long-serving members. Sulu was out of action last week after the promoters failed to secure police and health institutions clearances. Dubbed “Madhara Angu”, the show will be held at East ...
Chirenje to release single 18 October 2018 HARARE - Gospel artiste Sandra Chirenje is set to release a single titled Udza Mwari, featuring Nendoro — Tinashe Mupambawashe. Having featured him on the track Ronda of her second album, Chirenje believes the combination is a great one and looks forward to more collaborations in the future. ...
Russell, Mushekwi ex-wife Luminista 'get cosy' 17 October 2018 HARARE - Former first lady Grace Mugabe's son, Russell Goreraza and China-based Warriors forward Nyasha Mushekwi's ex-wife Luminista have sent tongues waging after videos suggesting that they might be dating made rounds on social media. The videos were taken at Ginimbi's all-white party held i...
SA chanter eyes local market 17 October 2018 HARARE - South Africa-based dancehall chanter Patrick Zvawanda says he is determined to make his name known locally by bringing in clean messages. Better known as Boss Patty, the singer says he hopes his music gets appreciation from music lovers in the country. He dropped a 12-single collec...
Bazooker ready to explode 17 October 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall has given birth to another gem in Bazooker, real name Collet Waita, who is determined to make an impact in the competitive genre. The youthful chanter is proving to be popular with each outing with “ghetto yuts” requesting more of his performances. He is popular with t...
Pokello parties with new love - socialite's divorce case still pending 16 October 2018 HARARE - Socialite Pokello Nare was over the weekend partying with her new love — Ronald Muzambe — while her divorce case is still pending at the Harare High Court. The lovebirds were part of the crowd invited for Genius Kadungure's traditional all-white birthday party held in South Africa. ...
'ZTA is like a car without steering wheel' 14 October 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is the face of the country, facilitating travel and tourism. It plays a big role in facilitating the entry and stay of visitors in the country. One man and ZTA chief executive Karikoga Kaseke has been at the helm of the authority for 13 years an...
Byo diva on new project 14 October 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo gospel singer Lorraine Maplanka Stot is set to release a new single to promote her second 10-track album, Collaborations in Worship. The award-winning singer shot to fame when she released her debut album titled Chronicles of a Worshipper in December 2016. Since then, th...
Steep prices for Vic Falls carnival 13 October 2018 HARARE - Tickets for the annual three-day Victoria Falls Carnival are now on sale, and too steep for the ordinary man, with various packages including activities, accommodation and carnival attendance on offer. Award-winning South African artistes, Lady Zamar and Prince Kaybee, Freshly Ground ...
Bustop takes a dig at ED 13 October 2018 HARARE - Comic group Bustop TV has stirred controversy with their latest skit which has been deemed as mocking President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Titled Murume Wacho, the skit is a commentary on social issues currently affecting people such as the rise of prices and shortage of basic goods. The ...
All set for Manyowa's album launch 13 October 2018 HARARE - Award-winning gospel musician Janet Manyowa will tonight launch her much-anticipated album Grateful at Celebration Centre in Borrowdale, Harare. The gospel singer's manager and husband Munyaradzi Manyowa yesterday said all is set for the launch, which also doubles up as a live DVD rec...
Peter brings relief 12 October 2018 HARARE - Sungura musician Peter Moyo, says he will continue showcasing despite the prevailing economic challenges affecting people and nightclubs which have run out of beer. Apart from several nightclubs reporting low or no stocks of beer, motorists will also have to think twice, as there is n...
Shows go on, others cancelled 12 October 2018 HARARE - As the country battles economic challenges, the entertainment sector has not been spared with some musicians cancelling shows. Suluman Chimbetu and Romeo Gasa have announced that they were shelving the shows they had lined up for this weekend. However, it is entertainment as usual ...
Carnage as restaurants close 11 October 2018 HARARE - Several up-market restaurants in the capital have closed their doors to the public indefinitely, citing the harsh economic condition prevailing in country as the reason they cannot continue operating. This follows a policy announcement by government for banks to separate foreign curre...
Tuku embarks on African Tour 11 October 2018 HARARE - Legendary musician Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi has embarked on an African tour that will see him perform in Rwanda, South Africa, Botswana and Lesotho where he will sample his latest offering, Hany'nga. The tour will see Tuku, as he is affectionately known by his fans, perform in four Afri...
Born Free Crew leader dumps politics, turns to gospel 9 October 2018 HARARE – Zanu PF praise-singing group Born Free Crew’s leader, Bruce Machingura, has dumped politics and is now singing for God. Machingura told the Daily News that he has re-branded and has a lot to prove as a standalone artiste away from the Born Free Crew, pursuing a career in gospel music....
Ginimbi ventures into car hire 9 October 2018 HARARE – Businessman Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure, whose car fetish is undoubted as he claims he does not even know how many cars he owns off-hand, is now venturing into the luxury car hire business so that he can gain something from the vehicles. The flamboyant socialite, who calls himself a tr...
8 nabbed for chaos at Macheso show 9 October 2018 HARARE – Eight people were on Friday night arrested for causing chaos at sungura musician Alick Macheso’s show in Chegutu. Reports are that there was an electric fault at the venue that saw the malcontents — who were outside — try and force entry, resulting in clashes with the security. An ...
Carl Joshua Ncube returns to Malawi 9 October 2018 HARARE – Comedian Carl Joshua Ncube is returning to Malawi for “The Grand Coalition” show next month. He will perform at the Bingu Wa Mutharika International Convention Centre in Lilongwe on November 18, alongside celebrated Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda, Ugandan Anne Kansiime, Cotilda Ina...
New dates for Book Fair 9 October 2018 HARARE – The Zimbabwe International Book Fair Association (ZIBFA) has rescheduled dates for this year’s indaba and exhibition to October 22 to 27. Last month, ZIBFA indefinitely postponed the 2018 Book Fair Indaba and Exhibition over health considerations after the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZR...
Jacaranda Festival lives up to billing 8 October 2018 HARARE – Internationally-acclaimed South African musician Yvonne Chaka Chaka stunned people at the Jacaranda Music Festival on Saturday as she took charge of the stage at the age of 53. Chaka Chaka — who was part of the local and regional star-studded line-up — also took time to criticise poli...