Entertainment

Zim play for Grahamstown festival 29 June 2018 HARARE - After highly-acclaimed and full house performances in Harare, Mutare, Bulawayo and Masvingo, Liberation is heading to the National Arts Festival (NAF) in Grahamstown, South Africa. The festival runs from June 28 to July 8. With its powerful story of a revolution derailed, potential...
Zhakata celebrates 50th birthday in Kadoma 29 June 2018 HARARE - Zora musician Leonard Zhakata will celebrate his golden jubilee in Kadoma at Odyssey tomorrow. He will be supported by Peter Moyo and Mostaff. Dudu sings at Thanks Giving Singer Dudu Manhenga will perform at the third anniversary of Thanks Giving Prayer Day scheduled for Harare ...
US-based Zim star drops another banger 27 June 2018 HARARE - Los Angeles-based Zimbabwean artiste/producer Tinashe “T-Collar” Sibanda (23), who collaborates with different singers under the artiste name Bantu, is back with a new banger interestingly titled “Jackie Chan.” Bantu featured fellow United States of America-based Zimbabwean artiste Dr...
Grace Mugabe, son enjoy Singapore 27 June 2018 HARARE - While many Zimbabweans have been wondering how the former first family have been of late, it has come out through various pictures that former first lady Grace Mugabe and her son Robert Jnr have been keeping fit by jogging. The two were taken pictures and videos while running in a bot...
Chipanga confident of winning MP seat 27 June 2018 HARARE - Sungura musician Hosiah Chipanga is optimistic of becoming the next Member of Parliament (MP) for Dangamvura-Chikanga constituency in Mutare after the harmonised elections scheduled for July 30. The Dangamvura-Chikanga seat is being contested by several aspiring candidates drawn from ...
ZTA ropes in West African nation for carnival 27 June 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), organisers of the annual event Harare International Carnival (Hic), will be partnering a West African nation for this year’s festival, the Daily News can reveal. The carnival will allow those in the capital to party on the streets for a week before th...
World Cup boosts Kwesé iflix service 25 June 2018 HARARE - The Fifa 2018 World Cup tournament has been a boon for the uptake of Kwesé iflix, Econet Media’s recently launched video-on-demand service, which offers top sports and entertainment content on mobile phones, tablets and other multimedia platforms, everywhere — on the go. The service, ...
Tryson to launch album in Chipinge 25 June 2018 HARARE - Dendera musician Tryson Chimbetu is going to officially unveil his latest project in Chipinge. The launch is scheduled for Dzonzayi Complex on June 30. Of late, rising musicians are launching their new albums in marginalised areas so as to attract sizable crowds. Last month, Gas...
Fungisai defends her dances 20 June 2018 HARARE - Musician Fungisai Zvakavapano-Mashavave has been criticised by some of her “fans” for her dance moves exhibited at the Winter Warmer concert at Harare International Confrence Centre (HICC). Fungisai was the only gospel singer at the concert which featured super star musicians Oliver M...
Ginimbi, Zodwa fight over a girl 19 June 2018 HARARE - As confusion continues over the status of socialites Genius Kadungure and long-time partner Zodwa Mkandhla's relationship, the two caused a scene in Mount Pleasant, Harare over the weekend, after Zodwa apparently “caught” Ginimbi with another girl. Ginimbi in an earlier radio intervie...
Carl flies Zim flag high 17 June 2018 HARARE - Even though some may not find him funny, comedian Carl Joshua Ncube has been flying the Zimbabwean flag high in his travels and through various activities. Apart from making people laugh, Ncube has been finding ways to draw people to Victoria Falls through his cooking, comedy club, ar...
Kutonga Kwaro sinks into oblivion? 17 June 2018 HARARE - On November 15 Jah Prayzah's, hit Kutonga Kwaro played in virtually every household, car and other social gatherings as the euphoria to remove former president Robert Mugabe from power hit alarming heights. But currently the song is being rejected by entertainment lovers at shows as they...
Stella Chiweshe's daughter named tourism ambassador 11 June 2018 HARARE - German-based mbira diva Stella Chiweshe’s daughter Virginia Mukwesha was on Friday appointed tourism ambassador by the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA). She was appointed at an event which was held at a Harare hotel. ZTA chief executive Karikoga Kaseke said Mukwesha’s appointment c...
Maramuro to be Harare flag-bearers in Chibuku Neshamwari national finals 11 June 2018 HARARE - Agure group Maramuro will be representing Harare province in the Chibuku Neshamwari national finals scheduled for Mutare in August after winning the provincial contest held at Pfumojena Bar in Mbare on Saturday. The 15-member group showcased nyau mdani dance ahead of other traditional...
Macheso urged to uplift upcoming sungura artistes 6 June 2018 HARARE - Music star Alick Macheso has been urged to incorporate young sungura musicians when he holds big events like his album launch set for the Aquatic Complex. The sungura music legend will officially launch his 11th studio album Dzinosvitsa Kure in Chitungwiza on Friday which will only fe...
Promoter makes strides in Aussie 6 June 2018 HARARE – Australia-based music promoter and businessman Guardian Mushangwe has expanded his empire into the health sector as a means to keep afloat. Mushangwe recently launched Mopane Community Health an organisation that focuses on Disability and Mental Health Support, Clinical Mental Health ...
Tuku reinvents himself 5 June 2018 HARARE - Music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi's recent dressing comprising slim fitting tracksuit, with tight track pants has divided opinion over his fashion sense. The picture which has created all the hype around the superstar's dressing — circulating on social media — was seemingly taken at the...
Nacz hunts for a director 5 June 2018 HARARE - National Arts Council of Zimbabwe is hunting for a director following the resignation of Elvas Mari in March. The country’s arts mother body advertised the post over the weekend. “The director must be a strategic thinker and team leader who is dynamic, innovative and self-motivated...
Madzibaba Stephen financing Chi-Town pub 3 June 2018 HARARE - Johane Masowe eChishanu self-styled prophet Stephen Mugariri popularly known as Madzibaba Stephen says while he does not own the controversial Executive Sports Bar and Night Club in Chitungwiza, he however finances it. He said the night club is owned by his younger brother Lloyd “Lodz...
Take Fizzo highlights Zim struggles 2 June 2018 HARARE - Producer, Take Fizzo, yesterday released a new music video for his song Woman my Woman together with an album Faces EP. The music video and song also features rapper Tehn Diamond and was directed by Kudzai Muringai. “Take Fizzo and Kudzai wanted to tell a story that was true to the...
Sandra Ndebele endorses ED 1 June 2018 HARARE - Musician Sandra Ndebele, seems to have endorsed Zanu PF and its presidential candidate, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as she appeared at the party’s youth convention in Gweru on Thursday where she spoke on behalf of artists. Introduced as “Cde”, Ndebele responded by chanting the Zanu ...
Harare Carnival set for July 1 June 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA), organisers of the annual event Harare International Carnival (Hic), have revealed that this year’s edition will be held in July from 17 to 21. Godfrey Koti, the ZTA head of corporate affairs said more details about the event will be revealed in due co...
Fire guts down Harare bar 30 May 2018 HARARE - One of Harare’s leading entertainment joints — Dandaro Inn — was gutted down by fire on Monday night. Property worth thousands of dollars was destroyed. The joint was run by music promoter Partson “Chipaz” Chimbodza. Dandaro Inn manager Oscar Nembare told the Daily News that they a...
New album for Jah Prayzah 30 May 2018 HARARE - Despite him being the man of the moment, Jah Prayzah is not giving his blockbuster studio album Kutonga Kwaro enough time to sizzle down on the market as he has already lined up a new studio project. The still-to-be-named album is expected on the market shelves end of year. Speakin...
Pastor launches book on Zim's experiences 29 May 2018 BULAWAYO - A local pastor will on Thursday launch his debut book titled White Man Dancing at the Tech Village, here in Bulawayo. The book is set in Zimbabwe during a six-month period in 2005, the story is told through the eyes of Jack Bentley who comes from UK with his best friend Charlie to d...