Entertainment

Musicians in road accidents awareness 24 March 2018 HARARE - Upcoming artiste Mathias Kush said preparations for a road accidents awareness gig Hupenyu Hunokosha to be held at City Sports Bar in the capital on March 30 are at an advanced stage. Kush said the event will feature victims of road accidents especially musicians and sportsmen among...
BOOK REVIEW: Exploring freedom, justice, tolerance 22 March 2018 Temple of Rights, Short Stories By Nhamo Anthony Mhiripiri, Harare, Zimbabwe Publishing House, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-7974-71788 (Paperback) 175 pages. HARARE - The Zimbabwean story has never been told as near-exhaustively — touching on the nation’s colonial experiences, through the liberation...
Deported SA group to grace Hifa 22 March 2018 HARARE - South African Afro-fusion music group Freshlyground which was barred from performing at the Harare International Festival of the Arts(HIFA) in 2014 under former president Robert Mugabe's regime will this year form part of the highlights of the six-day festival running from May 1. The ...
Zim's first bar village takes shape 22 March 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's own bar village concept is beginning to take shape in downtown Harare where Red Cafe is set to open its doors to the public this Friday. With two popular night clubs — Private Lounge and Holly’s Hotel — already operational along Harare Street, Red Café is joining the party,...
Play mocks Grace Mugabe 21 March 2018 HARARE - Former First Lady Grace Mugabe has become the centre of mockery in the hyped theatrical play Operation Restore Regasi, set for Harare next week. Scenes from the promotional video portray Grace as the crazy woman who insulted people leading to her husband's downfall. The video even ...
Arts promoters implicated in money externalisation 21 March 2018 HARARE - Popular arts practitioners Elias Musakwa and Partson "Chipaz" Chimbodza among others are some of the few artists who have been implicated by government in a money externalisation scam. The government unveiled a list with over a thousand individuals/organisations that have been caught ...
Mugabe continues to defy age 20 March 2018 HARARE - Former president Robert Mugabe continues to defy age, telling a British journalist, who is decades younger, that he (Mugabe) looked younger. Mugabe boasted of his “youthfulness” this during an interview with ITV News Africa correspondent John Ray at his Blue Roof mansion, where he ope...
Ginimbi acquires Range Rover SVR 20 March 2018 HARARE - A few days after businesswoman Zodwa Mkandla showed off her new Range Rover 2018, her lover Genius Kadungure — whose fetish for cars cannot be surpassed — has also acquired his, a Range Rover SVR 2018. The competition between the two is stiff. In a video two days ago, in the usual ...
Mai Patai bounces back 20 March 2018 GWERU - Gweru-based gospel diva Respina “Mai Patai” Patai has bounced back in showbiz with a new studio project titled Punish the Devil after years of keeping a low profile. The album Punish the Devil to be launched on Saturday at Gweru Cathedral Hall will be her first album since 2010 when sh...
I've no problem with Bev: Harpers' wife 20 March 2018 HARARE - While very few ladies can trust Beverly "Bev" Sibanda with their husbands, Harpers Mapimhidze's wife says she has no problem with the dancer being with her hubby. Mapimhidze has been Bev's manager since 2010 and they are not related. Most married women view the Sexy Angels' leade...
Harare's oldest hotel faces closure 20 March 2018 HARARE - Judicial manager for Harare's popular joint - Hotel Elizabeth - Shepherd Nhondova has called for a second creditors' meeting scheduled for March 28 as the process to place it under judicial management takes a step forward. This comes after several companies across the country have bee...
UZ student wins Miss Albinism 19 March 2018 HARARE - University of Zimbabwe Social Work student Sithembiso Mutukura was crowned Miss Albinism Zimbabwe at an inaugural "Beauty beyond the skin" pageant held at a Harare joint. Monalisa Manyati, 22, and Makaita Ngwenya, 21, landed the first and second princess titles respectively, while Jen...
Mutamba defends Sam Mtukudzi's photo 19 March 2018 HARARE - Former Oliver Mtukudzi publicist Shepherd Mutamba has caused a furore over a picture he published in the second edition of Tuku Backstage showing the lifeless body of the late Sam Mtukudzi. The graphic picture shows the body of Sam covered by a blanket, with his parents, Oliver and Da...
'Pricing regime can help fight piracy' 19 March 2018 HARARE - The publishing industry in Zimbabwe is going through very difficult times, having ploughed through a trying two decades or so that have been characterised by rampant piracy and flouting of copyright. Two young entrepreneurs, Tawanda Ndhela and Alistine Chirume decided to navigate thro...
Former president loses sense of dress 18 March 2018 HARARE - The name Robert Mugabe and style used to go hand-in-hand, but in the last few months there seems to have been more changes in the 94-year-old man's life than just his political influence. While British newspapers criticised his deeds they, however, fell in love with his sense of style...
'I'm not a barking dog' 18 March 2018 HARARE - The release of the second edition of the controversial book Tuku Backstage by his former publicist Shepherd Mutamba last week has been met with mixed reactions. The legendary musician's fans have largely reacted negatively to the book with some alleging that the author was motivated b...
Mugabe ditches ZBC for international media 18 March 2018 HARARE - While former president Robert Mugabe used to loath the international and local independent media preferring coverage only in the public media, he has found his choices limited after being dethroned last November. Mugabe, who enjoyed giving his annual lengthy birthday interviews to the...
Acie Lumumba's marriage exposed 18 March 2018 HARARE - While he has been riding on "the bachelor on" demand wave, the courts have just burst his bubble and revealed that 29-year old politician Wiliam Mutumanje, aka Acie Lumumba is actually married. In the political circles, Lumumba is popular for his Zanu PF inclination and  insulting for...
Andy Muridzo in hit-and-run accident 17 March 2018 HARARE - Musician Andrew Ngwenya popularly known as Andy Muridzo was hauled before the courts yesterday after he was involved in a hit-and-run accident that damaged three cars. Ngwenya, 37, was charged with contravening the Road Traffic Act by not having a driver’s licence and reckless driving...
Chill Spot Records defends riddim 17 March 2018 HARARE - Mbare-based Zimdancehall and reggae music production house Chill Spot Records has defended their newly-released riddim Panoma*a Munhu saying the musical beat was strictly for Zimdancehall. One of the stable directors Rodger Kadzimwe aka Levelz told the Daily News that there was nothin...
Songstress prays for a good hubby 17 March 2018 HARARE - At 29, Ammi Jamanda surely should have all the reasons to ask for a decent man in her life, a man who is ready to settle.  Jamanda recently celebrated her birthday and has released a single track titled Mwari Ndipei Murume where she is asking God to give her Mr Perfect. On the song...
Levite Music Group ready to explode 17 March 2018 HARARE - Former Zimpraise choir backing vocalist Omega Mohadi, has assembled her new musical outfit Levite Music Group and released an album Grace Volume 1. The album was released late last year and it is made up of nine tracks: Muri Pano, Ndinoda Imi, I want To Be True, Mwari Wenyasha, Nyasha...
Tocky Vibes, Jah Bless grace City Sports Bar 16 March 2018 HARARE - A prophet is not without honour except in his own country among his own people, this statement can sum up musician Obey Makamure aka Tocky Vibes who while a darling of music lovers outside the country, struggles to fill small joints locally. Tomorrow, Tocky Vibes’ pulling power will b...
Tuku's fans blast Mutamba 15 March 2018 HARARE - Oliver Mtukudzi's fans took to social media to attack journalist Shepherd Mutamba, the author of Tuku Backstage books saying the publications are a case of sour grapes considering that the two used to have a master and employee relationship for over five years. A fan by the name Nic...
Zodwa buys herself a Range Rover 15 March 2018 HARARE - They say a couple that shops together stays together — this might be the formula that is being used by Genius Kadungure and partner Zodwa Mkandla, as their car fetish seems to have kept them together. Mkandla has shown that like her man, she loves spoiling herself with new whips every...