Entertainment

City Sports hosts Pramastove 21 September 2018 HARARE - The above Harare joint is hosting dancer-cum-comedian Pramastove tonight. Baba Harare dates Glendale Man of the moment Baba Harare is performing at The Club in Mbizo, Kwekwe tonight before dating Tsungubvi Hall in Glendale tomorrow. On Sunday, he will be at Pamuchakata Bar in Kuw...
Cholera paralyses showbiz 20 September 2018 HARARE - A number of high-profile gigs that were scheduled for this and next weekend hang in balance following the government's ban on public gatherings, as the cholera epidemic continues to spread across the country. Last week, the government was accused of playing double standards after it f...
Zoey SA bound 19 September 2018 HARARE - After leading dancer Beverly "Bev" Sibanda left lasting impressions in South Africa during her six-month stay in that country, Mzansi promoters are now after Zimbabwe dancers. This comes after club owners who hosted The Sexy Angels boss’ stay in South Africa also extended an invitatio...
Gukurahundi seeks to eclipse Intwasa 19 September 2018 BULAWAYO - A documentary which explores the post-independence political disturbances in the Matabeleland and Midlands provinces is set to be showcased here during the Intwasa Arts Festival, as the number of activists and artists trying to get closure on the massacres increase in the post-Mugabe e...
Poet ventures into music 19 September 2018 HARARE - A budding poet has spread his wings, venturing into the music industry, pursuing a career in gospel music. Tawanda Mudzinganyama — who goes by the moniker Mukoma T — is incorporating his poetry into music. The poet, who is currently working on his debut album following the release of ...
Soul Jah Love, Calaz renew rivalry 19 September 2018 HARARE - Dancehall stars Soul Jah Love, and Seh Calaz seem to be on course to revive their infamous rivalry if indications on the ground are anything to go by. Both chanters will be launching their albums on the same day, September 29. Soul Jah Love will be unveiling his project at Takashin...
Bid to revive urban grooves on 19 September 2018 HARARE - Local musicians seem to be on a drive to revive the urban grooves movement with the formation of a number of partnerships. This follows the coming together of singers Trevor Dongo, Shinsoman, King Shaddy, Xtra Large, Roki and MacDee under the banner of The Immortals. The artistes a...
Edgars ropes in DJ Stavo, Bryan K 19 September 2018 HARARE - Clothing retailer Edgars is embarking on a bold, new and exciting journey, innovatively partnering with local musicians. In an industry that is notoriously ever evolving, the fashion powerhouse has partnered with the iconic DJ Stavo and talented Bryan K to launch Edgars Sound of Summe...
Models at Magaya Prayer Mountain 19 September 2018 HARARE - In an attempt to spruce up the image of the modelling industry in the country, Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) models were taken to Walter Magaya’s prayer mountain in Harare’s Waterfalls suburb to “meditate and connect with God”. This comes after the charismatic preacher and founder of ...
Ammara faces daunting task 18 September 2018 HARARE - It's every musician’s wish to fill-up the giant Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) and songstress Ammara Brown has roped in the services of Nigerian star Mr Eazi to accomplish this task on September 28. Jah Prayzah, Winky D and gospel diva Shingisai Suluma have all done it ...
DJ Tira comes to Harare 18 September 2018 HARARE - Top South African entertainer DJ Tira is headed for the country with a special performance scheduled for Club Sankayi in the capital this Friday. Real name Mthokozi Khathi, DJ Tira is famous for several house music hits in partnership with a number of South African groups including Bi...
I'm not a spent force: Dougie Chimbetu 18 September 2018 HARARE - Dendera musician Douglas Chimbetu has denied that he is now a spent force, insisting that he is still in the game. He, however, apportioned the blame to promoters for not marketing the shows he is staging enough hence giving speculation that he has hit hard times and has shelved shows...
Scores of artistes grace Zimura workshop 18 September 2018 HARARE - Scores of artistes gathered in Harare on Friday to celebrate The African Copyright and Collective Management Day, courtesy of the Zimbabwe Music Rights Association (Zimura) in conjunction with arts promotions organisation, Devine Assignments. The African Copyright and Collective Manag...
MP partners Olinda, Tytan in cholera fight 18 September 2018 HARARE - Glen View South MDC Alliance MP Vimbayi Tsvangirai-Java has partnered musician Njabulo Nkomo aka Tytan and his wife Olinda Chapel in a cholera awareness campaign, as the parliamentarian seeks to conscientise members of the public on the epidemic that has claimed the lives of at least 30 ...
Bright future for film industry 18 September 2018 [GoogleAd] HARARE - Veteran filmmaker Stephen Chigorimbo, believes the country's film industry is ahead of others in Africa. Chigorimbo said the country is full of young talented and artistic filmmakers which gives hope to the movie industry. The renowned entertainer was part of the spea...
Zim film festivals help tell our story 18 September 2018 [GoogleAd] HARARE - Africa's rich history of storytelling is being carried on in the modern era through the medium of film, demonstrated recently at the Zimbabwe International Film Festival (Ziff) and International Images Film Festival for Women. Ziff and International Images Film Festival ...
Gospel, dancehall collaborations a hit 18 September 2018 HARARE - The pact between gospel and secular musicians seem to be growing with a number of songs having been released so far. Of note is the combination between gospel musicians and Zimdancehall artistes which has become popular. A number of songs have been released and several of them have...
Shasha makes inroads 18 September 2018 HARARE - Music Science student at the Midlands States University, Batsirai Shasha, has been making inroads in the music industry with several songs and videos. The 22-year-old has been experimenting with his vocal capabilities, releasing upbeat gospel sounds and an afro-fusion sound. One of...
Olinda's men in hospital as Stunner, Tytan are hospitalised 17 September 2018 HARARE - Musicians Stunner and Tytan who are both linked to socialite and businesswoman Olinda Chapel were this past week in hospital. They both, however, did not share their ailments. Stunner was once married to Olinda while Tytan is currently the husband having tied the knot early this ye...
Pastor G's book traces his life 17 September 2018 HARARE - Being in the music industry for two decades, gospel musician Stanley Gwanzura aka Pastor G will release an autobiography titled Indestructible Lessons on Life and Music from my Journey on September 29 in the capital. The Zvichanaka hit-maker’s book — to be launched at 7 Arts Theatre —...
Grace's love for finer things 16 September 2018 HARARE - Just when the rest of the country thought all love had been lost between the former and current first families, it seems President Emmerson Mnangagwa managed to hit the right cords to melt especially Grace Mugabe's heart. Grace's love for finer things has never been doubted, but it wa...
Zhakata returns to City Sports Bar 14 September 2018 HARARE - Zora musician Leonard “Karikoga” Zhakata and his Zimbabwe All Stars will perform at City Sports Bar in the capital tomorrow. Tonight, he will be in Chitungwiza at Tanza Centre near Aquatic Complex. Band manager, Ben Zhakata has promised a great show. “The band is in form, and fans ...
Elikem files for divorce from Pokello 13 September 2018 HARARE - Socialite Pokello Nare’s husband of three years Elikem Kumordzie has officially filed for divorce at the High Court saying he has lost love, affection and declared that his marriage to the “Queen of Swag” was irreparable. The Ghanaian fashion designer, Kumordzie who is being represent...
Sniper Storm hauls pregnant girlfriend to court 13 September 2018 HARARE - Musician Donald Chirisa popularly known as Sniper Storm's dispute with his pregnant girlfriend who recently eloped to him has landed in court with the 39-year-old accusing the woman of theft. Chirisa's girlfriend Paidamoyo Mpompoma, 25, appeared before Harare magistrate Nyasha Vitorin...
Indian poet to headline Harare event 13 September 2018 HARARE - Indian poet and publisher Bina Sarkar Ellias will today headline the “Word Guerrillas Café” poetry event at Batanai Mall in Harare. The event which is free of charge is being hosted by Litfest Harare, in partnership with Page Poetry Alive, and the Public Affairs Section of the America...