Entertainment

Chivayo turns to God 14 August 2018 HARARE - Flashy businessman Wicknell Chivayo has spoken about his stay in remand prison, describing the days as long. After his release on $2 000 bail, Chivayo took to Instagram in his usual style but this time not showing off but turning to God. “Eight long days … What doesn't kill you onl...
Winemaker breaks SA record 14 August 2018 HARARE - South Africa-based winemaker Joseph Dhafana continues to make history auctioning a box of six wines for R16 000, the highest-ever price recorded in South Africa. Dhafana told the Daily News that he was ecstatic about the development, adding that he would be donating part of the procee...
Tuku, Jah Prayzah fly Zim flag high 13 August 2018 HARARE - Superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi and afro-fusion sensation Jah Prayzah proved to be true ambassadors over the weekend when they staged separate gigs outside the country, leaving fans eating out of the palms of their hands.  Affectionately known as Samanyanga, his elephant totem, Tuku ...
Robert Jnr's Ex opens up 12 August 2018 HARARE - The South African girl who was dating Robert Mugabe Junior has opened up on their break-up saying the former first son has moved on to another girl. Expressing that there was no bad blood between them, Tshego Moloto, who has been dating Robert said at the moment she was happy being si...
Zim fashion designer for DC Fashion Week 12 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s fashion designer Charlene Musonza, has been invited to participate at the DC Fashion Week, in what could be her breakthrough to the international scene. The Harare-based designer said she wants to learn more about the field of fashion and major in costume designing when she...
Robert Jnr, girlfriend split 8 August 2018 HARARE - Robert Tinotenda Mugabe Jnr's romance with South African Tshego Moloto has apparently hit the rocks, after social media indications that the two might have split. Although it is still unclear why the love birds decided to go separate ways, Moloto took to her Instagram page and declare...
'Blood Tongue' heads to Reps Theatre 8 August 2018 HARARE - After a great performance at home at the Bulawayo Theatre on July 26, the play Blood Tongue The Musical — an exciting collaboration between Zimbabwean and South African artists produced by Nhimbe Trust in Bulawayo in 2017, now heads to the Reps Theatre in Harare on August 31 and Septembe...
Chi-Town group releases album 7 August 2018 CHITUNGWIZA - Chitungwiza based sungura outfit Zim-Select, led by Innocent Mpala, has just released an eight-track album titled Kulya Kwenzebe. The eight-track album comprise Umfazo Muntu (Ndebele), a song which encourages people to stay away from married women no matter how beautiful they are...
Moyo appointed Nacz boss 6 August 2018 HARARE - The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) has announced the appointment of Nicholas Moyo as its new director with effect from this month. He replaces Elvas Mari who stepped down in April this year. Announcing the latest development, Nacz board chairperson Herbert Chimhundu, said...
Guruve Marimba wins Chibuku Neshamwari finals 6 August 2018 MUTARE - Guruve Marimba Dance Group emerged winners in this year’s edition of Chibuku Neshamwari Traditional Dance Competition national finals after outshining other nine groups from the country’s provinces here on Saturday. The Mutare showground hosted the glamorous event which saw the Mashon...
Internet mocks Chigumba's makeup 6 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba (pictured), whose face and voice has become a common feature on local and foreign television stations as well as online media in the past weeks,  has become a butt of jokes with people making fun of her makeup. The jok...
Dental grills, the latest trend 5 August 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe's youths become more enterprising to earn a living without resorting to stealing, dental grills have become the latest trend of products to be peddled on the streets of Harare. Grills, as they are more commonly referred to, are a status symbol for many hip-hop artists in t...
Protesters loot Red Café 5 August 2018 HARARE - Red Café, a night spot in downtown Harare, fell victim to vandalism this week as political violence flared in the city on Wednesday between protesters and security agencies. A spokesperson for the venue which offers arts-related showcases and musicals said while they had closed shop, ...
Exciting events galore this summer 5 August 2018 HARARE - Summer season is upon us! It is this time again when most of the exciting showbiz events take place. The summer will see annual events that include Harare Agricultural Show, Miss World Zimbabwe pageant, Harare International Carnival, Miss Tourism pageant and Braai Festival courtesy of...
Renowned drummer Vambe dies 3 August 2018 HARARE - The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe has expressed its condolences to the Vambe family, the arts fraternity and the nation at large on the passing on of talented renowned drummer Douglas Vambe. Vambe, 64, passed on on July 31, 2018 at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals. “The nation h...
Robert Jnr on Zim violence 3 August 2018 HARARE - The former first son, Robert Mugabe Jnr yesterday joined Zimbabweans in lamenting the tragedy that occurred on the streets of Harare on Wednesday. While there were many things wrong with his father's leadership, Robert Jnr took to his Instagram page to imply that Zimbabwe was better u...
Ballet dancers descend on Harare 2 August 2018 HARARE - Four dancers from the Cape Town City Ballet will join with more than 80 dancers from Harare for a dance show running this week at Reps Theatre in Belgravia. South Africa ballet dancers will continue their performance at Reps Theatre in Harare until Sunday courtesy of Dance Trust Zimba...
Koffi jets in today 1 August 2018 HARARE - After his performance in neighbouring Zambia, rhumba music heavyweight Koffi Olomide is expected in the country today for a once-off concert at Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) on Friday. The flamboyant musician known for his flashy outfits and extravagant lifestyle will ...
Zhakata for Koffi Olomide concert 31 July 2018 HARARE - All is set for one of Africa’s biggest musicians Koffi Olomide’s Zimbabwe concert scheduled for Harare on August 3 — and there has been an addition of a big name act to support the show — Zora maestro Leonard Zhakata. The popular Zimbabwean singer, songwriter and dancer will join sung...
Macheso to headline Harare Agric Show 31 July 2018 HARARE - Sungura kingpin Alick Macheso will be the star attraction at this year’s edition of Harare Agricultural Show running from August 27 to September 1. Unlike previous years, popular music promotion company 2 Kings Entertainment have been given the mandate to take care of all the concerts...
Soul Jah Love's SA gig postponed 30 July 2018 HARARE - Soul Jah Love has postponed a concert in South Africa after he fell ill. The Pamamonya Ipapo hit maker collapsed at OR Tambo International Airport ahead of his much-hyped Friday gig. He was due to perform at 263 Nights, but the gig has been rearranged. Soul Jah Love's handlers s...
Jah Prayzah's 'Ronika' whips fans into a frenzy 30 July 2018 HARARE - Despite Jah Prayzah’s latest single Ronika dividing opinion on social media following its release last week, scores of his fans who thronged Padziva in Dzivarasekwa in Harare on Saturday have endorsed the song. Jah Prayzah performed at Padziva — a joint run by former Soul Jah Love man...
Artistes running in polls confident of victory 29 July 2018 HARARE - Artistes contesting in tomorrow’s harmonised elections say victory is certain. Artistes running for political office are all rubbing their hands with glee. Internationally-acclaimed sculptor and traditional musician Bryn Mteki, who is running for president, leads the cast of artist...
Edith WeUtonga gains international acclaim 29 July 2018 HARARE - Edith WeUtonga, a Zimbabwean musician and songwriter, has been featured on the world’s oldest and the largest broadcaster in the world, BBC. The lead singer of the band Utonga, she was interviewed on the British public service broadcaster about her music and the Zimbabwe Music Union. ...
Vote wisely: Mukanya 28 July 2018 HARARE - Outspoken Chimurenga music icon Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo has urged Zimbabweans to vote wisely in the forthcoming harmonised elections. The elections are due on Monday. Speaking from his United States of America base, Mukanya posted a homemade video which has since gone viral on soc...