Entertainment

Wicknell, wife back together 26 September 2018 HARARE - After speculation of an imminent split following a social media rage and accusations of cheating, flamboyant businessman Wicknell Chivayo and wife Sonja Madzikanda have reignited their love with a Victoria Falls “baecation”. The two were involved in a nasty fight about a fortnight ago...
Twin Lion dates Red Cafe 26 September 2018 HARARE - Another set of twin brothers Petros and Peter Manganda has joined the music industry. Popularly known as Twin Lion the two are making a name for themselves in the music industry courtesy of their debut studio album Kushandiswa Ndaramba. The Manganda brothers ,27, ventured into musi...
'Kanjiva' grips local showbiz 26 September 2018 HARARE - Enzo Ishall may be new in Zimdancehall but he is arguably the man-of-the-moment in the genre with Kanjiva dominating the local music scene. The chanter is riding high with singles such as Handirare Kuden Kwenyu, Chiita Kwacho which all have accompanying videos and with Kanjiva coming ...
'Blood Tongue — The Musical' premieres at Intwasa 26 September 2018 BULAWAYO - One of the theatre highlights at Intwasa Arts Festival 2018 will be Blood Tongue – The Musical which will showcase at The Bulawayo Theatre today from 7pm. Written by Christopher Mlalazi and Josh Nyapimbi, the vibrant Zim/SA collaboration has been exciting audiences in Zimbabwe and b...
'Strictly Come Dancing' on DStv 26 September 2018 HARARE - Popular dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing 2018 launches on DStv this weekend, with broadcasts of shows within a fortnight of their UK premieres. MultiChoice Zimbabwe publicity and public relations manager Liz Dziva,  said the show was a highlight for many DStv viewers, not only...
Hillside Park converted to wedding venue 26 September 2018 HARARE - Hillside residents have begun signing a petition to block former Labour deputy minister Petronella Kagonye from constructing a wedding venue on a wetland. According to the residents, the venue will be located at the recreational park at the corner of Chiremba Road and Brooks Drive. ...
Soul Jah Love throws mud at Seh Calaz 26 September 2018 HARARE - Dancehall star Soul Jah Love seems to be employing dirty tactics towards fellow and rival chanter Seh Calaz ahead of their album launches this Saturday. In a video doing rounds on social media, Soul Jah Love indirectly sends jabs at Calaz camp saying “chemahara izuva, kucharohwa vanhu...
Zim journo pens book on Nov events 26 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwean journalist Ray Ndlovu has penned a book detailing the happenings of November 2017 which shocked the world while focusing on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s escape from Zimbabwe and his return to lead the country. The book titled In the Jaws of the Crocodile was published by ...
Mutodi puts music on ice 25 September 2018 HARARE - Flamboyant musician Energy Mutodi has put his music career on hold following his recent appointment as the deputy minister of Information Publicity and Broadcasting Services. Mutodi described his new role as “demanding and challenging” hence dedicating the next five years or so into i...
Pah Chihera does it again 25 September 2018 HARARE - Songstress Tracy Pamhidzai Mbirimi aka Pah Chihera will be releasing her third album Haitongwi Nedemo next Monday which she believes she has done enough to surpass her previous hit album Runonzi Rudo. “I did my best on this album to surpass what I did on Runonzi Rudo but after all has...
Juntal back with full record 25 September 2018 HARARE - Juntal believes he is the outstanding rhumba musician in the country and will prove with his forthcoming album. Many of his adoring fans are waiting to see if he will surpass the bar he set with his hit Wangu Mutupo. Titled Kwatinobva, the album carries eight tracks and will be rel...
Makoni school wins CBZ debate competition 25 September 2018 HARARE - St Joseph Makoni Primary School from Rusape in Manicaland emerged winners of the inaugural CBZ Schools Debate Championship at an event held in Bulawayo on Saturday. The win saw St Joseph Makoni pocketing $15 000 and a trophy as they outperformed nine other schools drawn from the count...
All set for 'Starlight Dancing' 25 September 2018 HARARE - All is set for “Starlight Dancing”, the Dance Trust of Zimbabwe's annual outdoor production held each spring. The showcase will take place in the garden at the Ballet Centre, Avondale in Harare each night at 6.30pm from today to Sunday, September 30. This platform was established 3...
Inside Bev's life 24 September 2018 HARARE - Many people just know Beverly “Bev” Sibanda as a mere dancer. Off-stage, she is mother to a Grade Four son. She has 10 people who look up to her for survival as a group leader. She has crossed the border to South Africa in search of greener pastures and she says it has been rosy. B...
Ammara, Mr Eazi concert pushed to November 24 September 2018 HARARE - Ammara Brown's Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) concert — initially scheduled for September 28 — has been pushed to November 30 due to the obtaining cholera outbreak in the capital. The venue and the line-up of musicians remain unchanged. “We would like to inform all A...
Gym-mania: Celebs in fitness craze 24 September 2018 HARARE - A number of celebrities, among them artistes have gone on a fitness drive, with many of them showing off their journey on social media. Socialite and businessman Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure has shared pictures of his workouts on Instagram. Though some people have mocked him, urging ...
Shoko Fest announces Mash-Ups Night 24 September 2018 HARARE - Shoko Festival, one of the country's biggest and longest running urban culture festivals, has announced Mash-Up Night, a cutting edge new night of concerts headlined by musicians Asaph, South Africa star Moonchild Sanelly and singer Tamy Moyo. The event is scheduled for September 29 a...
Agatha celebrates 15 years in showbiz 24 September 2018 HARARE - Gospel songstress Agatha Murudzwa-Ndembera is celebrating 15 years in the gospel music ministry with a new studio album The Living Word. The latest and 10th offering from the Press On hit-maker will be unveiled on September 28 at Anashe Restaurant in the capital. Murudzwa described...
Talent is God-given: Tuku 23 September 2018 HARARE - Superstar Oliver Mtukudzi has been in the music industry for a long time. He has seen it all as far as music is concerned. Tuku is arguably the most decorated and well-travelled Zimbabwean artiste with many accomplishments in music. He has over 60 music albums to his name. To sh...
Manyowa ropes in Suluma on 2nd album 22 September 2018 HARARE - Gospel sensation Janet Manyowa has roped in veteran musician Shingisai Suluma on her recently-launched single titled Muchengeti. The latest song is off her forthcoming 11-track album Grateful to be unveiled on October 13 at Celebration Centre in the capital. “The response from the ...
Macheso lines up Chewa songs for SA festival 22 September 2018 HARARE - Giant sungura musician Alick Macheso has lined up a Chewa playlist for the Phalaborwa Spring Carnival Festivities 2018 scheduled for September 29 at Impala Park Rugby Stadium in South Africa. In a promotional video circulating on social media, the musician — who is confirming his pres...
Moyo appointment under scrutiny 22 September 2018 HARARE - The recent appointment of Nicholas Moyo, as the substantive director of the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe is under scrutiny with arts pressure group Nhimbe Trust saying he was a beneficiary of a flawed process. The Josh Nyamupimbi-led organisation is pushing for newly-appointed Ar...
Married women are jealous of me — Bev 22 September 2018 HARARE - Raunchy dancer Beverly “Bev” Sibanda says married women in the country are jealous of her flexibility and think she is after their men. Bev said men form the biggest chunk of her following in the country which makes their women uncomfortable. The Sexy Angels boss said women should ...
Tuku urges unity among regional artistes 22 September 2018 HARARE - Superstar Oliver Mtukudzi says the coming together of African artistes enhances regional unity. Tuku says he feels at home whenever he performs in neighbouring South Africa, urging the country’s musicians — among them Mi Casa — to feel the same. The musicians, together with another...
Jacaranda Music Festival on 22 September 2018 HARARE - Organisers of the Jacaranda Music Festival have revealed that the event will go ahead as planned on October 6 at Hellenic Sports Club despite cholera fears. The festival boasts of huge artistes in the form of superstar Oliver Mtukudzi, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Mi Casa, Mokoomba, Mbeu, Norm...