Entertainment

Cleric releases book on marriage 10 September 2018 HARARE - Beitbridge-based cleric Grace Marwa, has just released a book titled Percept of Marriage: Distinct Fundamentals of marriage, Recompense Marital Traits. The title also captures the message of Genesis 2:18; “And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make...
Noise pollution: clubs succumb to pressure 9 September 2018 HARARE - Harare residents and club owners have for long been at each other’s throats over noise pollution. Recently, the Harare City Council announced they would be dealing with the issue targeting churches and clubs in residential areas. Such clashes saw the popular Harare Gardens closed f...
ASAPH for Shoko Festival 9 September 2018 HARARE - Bulawayo born award-winning hip-hop act, ASAPH (Tafadzwa Tarukwana), will be headlining this year’s Shoko Festival alongside South Africa’s Moonchild Sanelly and award-winning South African Comedian, Farhan Esat. Shoko Festival is pencilled for September 28 to 30 in Harare. This ye...
All set for 'Call To Worship' 10th anniversary festival 8 September 2018 HARARE - Interdenominational gospel music group and renowned praise and worship ensemble Call To Worship kicked off its upcoming 10th anniversary gathering with a well-attended leaders breakfast in Harare this week. The group, which has held annual praise and worship events over the past nine ...
Confusion over club's closure 8 September 2018 HARARE - Popular Harare outdoor joint Padziva closed its doors last week to pave way for “some major renovations,” although there are doubting Thomases who see no chances of its return. However, owners of the joint situated along Kirkman Road in Dzivaresekwa in Harare — Jive Zimbabwe— have ass...
'Dancing our pain away' 8 September 2018 HARARE - Former legislator Jessie Majome is surprised that while Nhimbe Trust’s theatre production Blood Tongue — The Musical is so dense and so painful; it is expressed with such beauty when on stage. Majome was among personalities who attended the production’s showcase when it staged in the ...
Nobuntu excited about new sound 8 September 2018 HARARE - Five-member female music group Nobuntu is excited by their new Imbube album, adding that the songs would take people on a spiritual journey. According to the web, Imbube is a form of South African vocal music, made famous by the South African group Ladysmith Black Mambazo. The word...
'I only sing about love, marriage' 7 September 2018 HARARE - Songstress Pah Chihera, real name Pamhidzai Tracy Mbirimi says she is apolitical despite her forthcoming album titled Haitongwi Nedemo being viewed as political. Some quarters have suggested that the album's title is political and she confirmed getting messages from her followers inqu...
DJ Phathisani's love for acting 7 September 2018 HARARE - Local radio DJ, Phathisani Sibanda says he is considering taking his acting career to another level following the success of his debut professional appearance in a local film Camouflage. He said this has opened several doors for him and he has received a call to audition for a South A...
Tuku is my father - Zahara 6 September 2018 HARARE - South African songbird Zahara has described superstar Oliver Mtukudzi as a father figure. Zahara was in the country over the weekend for the annual Solo Festival that was held at superstar Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi's imposing Pakare Paya Arts Centre in Norton. The songstress posted a pho...
Young Igwe claims he is the best 6 September 2018 HARARE - Sungura musician Peter Moyo has declared himself the best stage performer and called for a review of the proverbial “Big Five”. Young Igwe as the musician is fondly known believes he is being overlooked despite pulling crowds to his shows similar to the so-called giants. The top fi...
Maseko's exhibition retraces post-election violence 5 September 2018 BULAWAYO - Controversial visual artiste Owen Maseko is back with another insightful exhibition and installation that is timely set on the just-ended disputed July 30 elections. Interestingly, the exhibition titled “Nyawo Ngibeletha (my foot carry me)” zooms into the recent shootings by the arm...
Jah Prayzah endorses Baba Harare 5 September 2018 HARARE - Rising musician Braveman Chizvino aka Baba Harare is making his name in the music industry and this has not escaped the eye of his former paymaster Jah Prayzah. Baba Harare, a former guitarist with Jah Prayzah’s Third Generation band has become a household name with his song The Reaso...
Musicians' unions hold royalties meeting 5 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Musicians Union (Zimu) will join hands with two other musician unions, Tumai and Creative Arts Union, on Friday in a crucial meeting pertaining to royalties. The meeting was precipitated by a spate of paltry royalties offered to their members over the years including in the r...
Ghetto's Unplugged version on cards 5 September 2018 HARARE - Zimdancehall promoters have joined hands to organise a ghetto version of Unplugged so as to afford marginalised ghetto youths a feel of the popular monthly funfair family event. Dubbed the Mwamuka Street Unplugged, the event is scheduled for October 7 in Harare’s oldest suburb of Mbar...
Busy schedule weighs down Macheso 5 September 2018 HARARE - A busy schedule could be weighing down sungura giant Alick Macheso. This comes after he nose bled on stage at the Clash of Giants gig at Alexandra Sports Club on Saturday. Macheso, 50, briefly adjourned his performance after bleeding, leaving his fans with unanswered questions. ...
Zahara delights at Tuku's Solo Fest 3 September 2018 HARARE - Fresh from her United States of America tour, South African songbird Zahara left throngs at Pakare Paye eating out from the palm of her hand as she shone at this year’s edition of Solo Festival. The festival held at Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton on Saturday saw the diva sharing th...
Jeys humbled by sold out concert 3 September 2018 BULAWAYO - Afro-pop musician Jeys Marabini was on Friday night left humbled after he attracted an unexpectedly bumper crowd at the launch of his ninth album, Ntunja Mbila at Bulawayo Theatre. By 6pm, the official start time for the show, for those driving parking had become a headache, as the ...
Artists lobby for stand-alone ministry 2 September 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe waits patiently for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to announce his new Cabinet, artists are hoping that there will be a stand-alone ministry for the arts sector. The artists are advocating that the president picks his Arts minister from the musicians who have joined Parliame...
$20 000 up for grabs at Conference 1 September 2018 HARARE - Four people are set to receive $5 000 at the Metamorphosis Conference being held this Saturday by the Lotus Lady Organisation. The event, which will include live performances and supported by a full live band, and speeches by wold renowned life coaches and mentors, is said by the orga...
Gospel artiste releases third project 1 September 2018 HARARE - Budding gospel artiste, Tichaona Machiridza has released his third album titled, Fambai NaJesu. According to Machiridza, the eight-track piece is mainly inspired by the social and economic situation that is prevailing in the country. “Barely a day passes without reading a story abo...
Zahara headlines Solo Fest at Pakare Paye 31 August 2018 HARARE - South Africa songbird Zahara will headline superstar Oliver Mtukudzi’s Solo Festival tomorrow at Pakare Paye in Norton. This year’s edition will also feature Mtukudzi, Pro-Beatz, Sylent Nqo, Norman Masamba, Mangoma, Tete Joice Warikandwa, Aura the Poet, Mbeu, Hope Masike, Donald Kanyu...
Blood Tongue, The Musical opens at Reps 30 August 2018 HARARE - Blood Tongue, The Musical an exciting collaboration between Zimbabwean and South African artists will open tomorrow at Reps Theatre in Harare. It will also be showcased on Saturday from 7pm. Written by Christopher Mlalazi and Josh Nyapimbi, the play explores leadership accountability,...
Macheso in Harare double toast 30 August 2018 HARARE - Sungura maestro Alick Macheso will stage two different concerts on Saturday in the capital. On the closing day of the ongoing Harare Agricultural Show, Macheso will share the stage with Zimdancehall songstress Ninja Lipsy at Glamis Arena from 1845 hours to 2200 hours courtesy of the Z...
Bev, Robert Jnr photos go viral 29 August 2018 HARARE - Photos of former president Robert Mugabe’s son Tinotenda Robert Junior and raunchy dancer Beverly “Bev” Sibanda taken at a South African pub have broken the Internet, leaving social media users with more unanswered questions.  Social media has gone wild and with the sexual controversi...