Entertainment

Artists sing the blues 10 March 2019 Artist in Zimbabwe have been the hardest hit as the country's economic meltdown continues unabated.
Telling the truth in Africa an offence: Mapfumo 10 March 2019 Chimurenga music maestro Thomas 'Mukanya' Mapfumo has urged local musicians to rise up and speak the truth to those in power so as to rescue the country from further collapse. 
Zim actresses shine overseas 10 March 2019 There was cheer in local showbiz circles this past week as two of Zimbabwe's outstanding actresses did the country proud by presenting accolades at prestigious awards ceremonies.
Partying with women in mind 8 March 2019 Today is Women's Day and musicians have given the gents opportunity to spoil their women in commemoration of the day with a number of showcases. Ladies enjoy yourselves by attending any event of your choice.
Tocky releases song on workplace romance 7 March 2019 POPULAR musician Tocky Vibes' latest video has got people talking. Titled Zviwanikwa, it is a song about workplace romance and the posture of the model in the video has caused a stir on social media.
Mukanya blasts  politicians over piracy 7 March 2019 Legendary musician Thomas Mapfumo has blasted Zanu PF for allegedly fuelling music piracy in the country. Mapfumo, popularly known as Mukanya, his totem, told the Daily News this week that bigwigs in the ruling party are the beneficiaries of piracy.
Ginimbi condemns violence against women 7 March 2019 POPULAR socialite and businessman Genius ''Ginimbi'' Kadungure has spoken out against violence towards women. He has urged women to speak out against violence and not to stay in an abusive relationship.
Mbeu graces 'PaHuku' 7 March 2019 Afrofusion singer, Ashton “Mbeu” Nyahora, whose stock continues to rise following a splendid performance at Oliver Mtukudzi's memorial show in South Africa, will this Friday take his act to the popular braai spot PaHuku at Club Vicious in Harare.
Soul Jah Love  mends his  relations with South Africa 7 March 2019 Dancehall star Soul Jah Love seems to have mended his relations with his followers in South Africa if his latest expedition is anything to go by. Sauro as the chanter is fondly known has had sour relations with the South African folk resulting in clashes but it seems all that has passed now.
Culture at Work Africa Programme kick off 7 March 2019 BULAWAYO-BASED arts organisation Nhimbe Trust is one of 15 organisations from Africa selected as beneficiaries of the first call for funding under the Culture at Work Africa programme.
Female promoters plead with arts council 6 March 2019 Female music promoter Wanisayi “Mahwindo” Mutandwa says there is need for the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe to consider women in the business of arts promotion.
Nama opens voting for 'People's Choice' Award 6 March 2019 National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) has launched the People's Choice for the 18th National Arts Merit Awards (Nama) voting platform, hence giving hope to artists like Winky D and comedienne Samantha ''Gonyeti'' Kureya who had failed to get a single nomination in this year's edition.
Lipsy back in the limelight 6 March 2019 Female dancehall singer Lipsy, pictured, is back in the limelight as she features on a gospel-themed song Ndingatyei by Tasha Kays which is accompanied by an all-female video.
Naxo defines video production 5 March 2019 Popular video and film producer Tamuka Hove better known as Naxo Films believes creativity and quality is the reason behind successful videos. The young producer is taking the industry by storm, making trending videos. His work ethic has made him more popular with artistes, cutting across genres.
Mukanya remembers Tuku. . . to perform at memorial concert at Pakare Paye 5 March 2019 Chimurenga music icon Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo will for the first time perform at Oliver ''Tuku'' Mtukudzi's Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton on Saturday in memory of the fallen national hero. Mukanya will share the stage with musician Progress Chipfumo.
Chitown hosts gospel showcase 5 March 2019 Bethen Pasinawako-Ngolomi will, next week, lead a cast of gospel musicians which includes, Trymore Bande, Kudzi Nyakudya and Vabati VaJesu among others who will share the stage in Chitungwiza courtesy of Grace Abound Church.
'I want to be Bill Gates of Africa 5 March 2019 Bulawayo based author Marshal Chiza says his dream is to become the Bill Gates of Africa. Our lifestyle writer Vasco Chaya recently sat down with Chiza who is a nephew to Eagle Life Assembly Church founder Blessing Chiza.
Ricky Fire ignites flame 5 March 2019 Popular dancehall singer Ricky Fire seems to have found a resurrection formula as he is back on the limelight. The Ndiratidze Zvaunoita singer had a quiet 2018, a year which was dominated by a number of new chanters with his album failing to hold its own.
Mteki rubs shoulders with presidency 4 March 2019 BRYN Mteki aka Sekurutau is making history for himself as he participates in the on-going national dialogue talks being spearheaded by President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Greatman strikes again 4 March 2019 Rising musician Tongai Gwaze better known as Greatman in music circles is not stopping in pursuing his career, defying disability
Comedians come under siege 4 March 2019 THE creative sector seems to be under siege if reports of the arrest of Bustop TV's comediennes Gonyeti and Magi is anything to go by.
Nama elbows protest voices 4 March 2019 MUSICIANS of the moment in showbiz Winky D and Jah Prayzah have been dwarfed by rookies in the industry in this year's edition of National Arts Merit Awards (Nama) amid indications that their flirtation with politics cost them.
Radio DJs can't hide anymore. . . as they screen programmes live on social media 3 March 2019 HARARE - There is this story of a prominent yesteryear female radio DJ whose smothering and golden voice swept listeners for years.
Jazz music still alive. . . Penny Yon traces Zim jazz music growth 3 March 2019 Jazz musician and publicist Penny Yon believes Jazz music in Zimbabwe made an upswing in the 90s, when the annual Jazz Festival was revived by the late saxophonist Simangaliso Tutani and other stakeholders.  
Zim diva dazzles Disney World 3 March 2019 It has been three years since music diva Clare Nyakujara left the country to showcase at the Disney World Animal Kingdom in Florida, United States and she is enjoying the challenge.
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