Entertainment

Jah Prayzah's crowning moment 20 November 2017 HARARE - Amid blaring car horns and the generous serving of anti-President Robert Mugabe songs during the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) solidarity march on Saturday, was the constant din of music star Jah Prayzah's music. If it was not the hit —Kutonga Kwaro  — which turned out to be the de fa...
Chiedza stumbles at Miss World 20 November 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's bid to land its first Miss World crown came to naught on Saturday in the Chinese resort of Sanya where national queen Chiedza Lorraine Mhosva fell by the wayside. Miss India Manushi Chhillar was the winner of Miss World 2017 with Miss England Stephanie Hill landing the firs...
DJ Kead parties with the best 20 November 2017 HARARE - Bulawayo's turntables’ kid, DJ Kead who used to wonder why local nightclubs were not as upmarket as those in neighbouring South Africa, is a happy man because there are such clubs now in the City of Kings. “Every time I went down South and saw those glitzy clubs with magnificent disco...
Jah Prayzah's 'Mudhara Achauya' resonates 19 November 2017 HARARE - While the past three months have been a trip to hell for music star Jah Prayzah who has been repeatedly accused of allegedly composing songs meant to prop up former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, the lanky star maybe having the last laugh. In September, the Children of War Veteran...
Vharazipi blocks property attachment 14 November 2017 HARARE - TV drama actor David Mubaiwa, popularly known as Sabhuku Vharazipi, has launched a bid to stop the attachment of his property to recover $218 000 for CDs that he reportedly sold on behalf of Ziya Cultural Arts Trust. This comes after High Court judge David Mangota recently gave an ord...
Tuku lands continental award 14 November 2017 HARARE - Music star Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi walked away with the African Legend Award at the fourth annual All Africa Music Awards (Afrima) held at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday night. For landing the gong, Tuku, who shared the continental award with Malian superstar Sal...
Scramble for Mugabes' signatures 13 November 2017 HARARE - Several dignitaries who attended the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) Fundraising Dinner held at the Rainbow Towers on Saturday night were involved in a bidding “war” for various paraphernalia bearing the signatures of President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace. The invited diners scramble...
Artiste triumphs over cerebral palsy 13 November 2017 HARARE - Multi-talented Shamiso Ally Zvandasara is a singer, songwriter, poet, author, fashion designer and motivational speaker rolled into one. She is also a holder of a Master's degree in creative media from University of West Scotland. Shamiso, who also uses the moniker Shamie Rosez, ha...
'Superstar' Ammara kills it 12 November 2017 HARARE - After a long wait awash with rumours and conspiracy theories, red-hot songstress Ammara Brown, pictured, finally delivered the much-awaited Akiliz video. Ammara unleashed the video at the end of the launch of her debut album, Ammartia, at The Venue in Avondale, Harare on Friday night....
I am scared of Mugabe: Zodwa 12 November 2017 HARARE - Controversial South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu says she called off her three-city tour of Zimbabwe which was set for this weekend because of her fear of President Robert Mugabe. Zodwa was scheduled to make an appearance at Private Lounge Harare last night before heading to the re...
Zodwa cancels Zim tour 10 November 2017 HARARE - Controversial socialite Zodwa Wabantu will disppoint her multitudes of fans after she cancelled her Zimbabwe tour which was suppossed to kick start tomorrow and end on Sunday in Bulawayo. The diva has cancelled the shows; Private lounge Harare today, Club 263 Mutare tomorrow and Club ...
I stay in my own lane, says Ammara 10 November 2017 HARARE - Rising music star Ammara Brown, who will launch her debut album titled Ammartia at the Venue in Avondale, Harare tonight, says she is not into music to compete with fellow artistes but to fulfil a personal dream. Some critics believe Ammara’s Ammartia and Mai Charamba’s Voice of Miria...
Killer T goes uptown 10 November 2017 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Killer T will perform at News Cafe Borrowdale tonight in his first ever gig at an uptown venue since he broke onto the music scene five years ago. The gig, set to kick off at 7pm, will be a test case for Killer T and Zimdancehall in general given the widely held view...
Winky D, Beenie Man song raises bar 8 November 2017 HARARE - Zimdancehall star Winky D’s just-released collaboration with Jamaican star — Beenie Man — who is widely regarded as the King of Dancehall — appears to have struck the right chord. Titled My Woman, the song produced by a rising producer — Nicky — at  Winky D’s Vigilance Music Studios i...
Ex-Sulu guitarist launches album 8 November 2017 HARARE - Liethens Musoni, a former guitarist for dendera star Suluman Chimbetu and Sam Dondo, will launch his fourth album at City Sports Bar in Harare tonight. On the seven-track album titled Ndofa Neshungu, Musoni collaborated with Suluman on the track — Moto. He also featured Aaron, son of ...
Nhimbe Trust brings 'Blood Tongue-The Musical' 7 November 2017 HARARE - In another exciting collaboration unfolding in Bulawayo from 23 October to 10 November, Nhimbe Trust will be producing “Blood Tongue - The Musical”- a play by the award-winning Zimbabwean playwright and author, Christopher Mlalazi, directed by Eunice Tava in collaboration with South Afri...
Zodwa returns to Zim again 6 November 2017 HARARE - Controversial South African socialite and dancer Zodwa Wabantu is set to tour the country this week. Zodwa will tour three cities namely Bulawayo, Harare and Mutare. The South African socialite will start with a tour of Bulawayo where she will grace Club Connect on Thursday before ...
Fans 'bash' Andy Muridzo 6 November 2017 HARARE - Musician Andy Muridzo had to thank the Almighty for escaping unhurt over the weekend in Banket as dozens of angry fans were baying for his blood after he came late for a concert. The Dherira hit-maker had two concerts on Saturday afternoon, hence deliberately chose to keep his Banket ...
Police ordered to vacate Globetrotter 6 November 2017 HARARE - The High Court has ordered the police to vacate popular entertainment joint Globetrotter located on the outskirts of Harare, following a wrangle over the control of the hangout that broke out on Monday. All the tenants that had been illegally evicted by police last Monday have been re...
SA's art competition comes to Zim 6 November 2017 HARARE - The PPC Imaginarium is set to take place in Zimbabwe for the first time. The PPC Imaginarium is a modern art and design competition whose main thrust is to support emerging artists and designers with the opportunity to showcase their mastery through the medium of concrete. The comp...
Vharazipi's property to be attached over $218k debt 5 November 2017 HARARE - Drama actor David Mubaiwa,  popularly known as Sabhuku Vharazipi, is set to lose property worth $218 000 after Ziya Cultural Arts Trust filed an application to attach the property in a bid to recover the funds, which are proceeds for discs that he reportedly sold on behalf of the organis...
Jah Prayzah drama: Fresh details emerge 2 November 2017 HARARE - Popular musician Mukudzei Mukombe walked into a trap by friends of the late Cris Nyemba, who attacked him with stones and other forms of missiles during the burial of his former aide at the Glen Forest Memorial Park on Tuesday. The Daily News can authoritatively report that the lanky ...
Police bash patrons at club 1 November 2017 HARARE - Popular Harare entertainment joint, Globetrotter, was on Monday night turned into a war zone as scores of police officers in riot gear beat revellers, forcibly evicting tenants who operate and stay at the place. The joint, located along Old Mazowe Road, founded by the late Dickson Sab...
Sulu accuses ex of underhand dealings 31 October 2017 HARARE - Dendera musician Suluman Chimbetu yesterday accused his ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango of scuttling the hearing of his plea to slash his $800 a month child support payments. Mutemasango asked for a postponement to look for a lawyer. Chimbetu was represented by Arshiel Mugiya, who adv...
Poor crowd mars Tarrus Riley gig 30 October 2017 HARARE - On Sunday night Jamaican star Tarrus Riley (pictured) delivered a concert awash with class, energy and variety but sadly Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) was just half-full. As predicted in the run-up to the Jamaican star’s first ever concert on Zimbabwean soil, a combina...