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Wigs for the everyday woman 5 February 2019 Wigs have been around for centuries and they are worn for various reasons from stage costumes to the peculiar ones worn by legal practitioners or the ancient Egyptians protecting themselves from the sun. Indeed wigs have definitely made their mark locally and I believe they are a must have fas...
Fans roast Stunner over Winky D tweet 5 February 2019 Fans roast Stunner over Winky D
Comic Pastor stirs debate 5 February 2019 Comic Pastor stirs debate
Not even death could stop Tuku from making history 4 February 2019 Orbituary by Phillip Mataranyika
'Jah Prayzah must cut army ties' … as he has to rebrand 4 February 2019 Jah Prayzah must distance himself from the army
Zoey challenges Bev in Magate Contest 30 January 2019 HARARE - Veteran pole dancer Zoey Sifelani is working tirelessly to break the record set by her oft-competitor Beverly “Bev” Sibanda in the Magate Queen Contest. Recently, Bev set the record in the Magate Queen Challenge and Zoey is determined to reset the bar at The Maitlander on February 9 a...
Mukanya's Macheso remarks stir debate 30 January 2019 HARARE - Veteran Chimurenga musician Thomas Mapfumo stirred controversy with his remarks on television towards sungura giant Alick Macheso. Mukanya, as the musician is fondly known, speaking on national television said he and the late Oliver Mtukudzi were the only internationally recognised mu...
Nyaradzo CEO turns into Tuku's undertaker 30 January 2019 HARARE - The burial of music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi — the first musician to be accorded national hero status -— was unprecedented in many respects. It was the first time a national hero was buried by Nyaradzo Funeral Services, breaking a monopoly that had been enjoyed by the oldest p...
Tuku's national shrine snub blasted 30 January 2019 HARARE - Internationally renowned stone sculptor and afro- music singer Bryn Taurai Mteki has blasted super star Oliver Mtukudzi’s family for refusing to bury the singer at the National Heroes Acre. Mtukudzi died last Wednesday and was declared a National Hero which meant that he had the privi...
Zimbos in make-up craze 29 January 2019 HARARE - Zimbabweans have always been obsessed with looking good and they believe an outfit is not complete without a professionally made-up face. While fashion trends have always been borrowed from other countries as locals seldom come up with their own original trends, Zimbos are outstanding...
Tuku: Departed but his music lives on 28 January 2019 HARARE - As many writers have said before; “The earth indeed takes back its gift”. Superstar musician Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi — who died onWednesday aged 66 after a long battle with diabetes is one such example. After raising the Zimbabwean flag high through music that he took within the region...
Macheso on JuJu, local music industry 28 January 2019 HARARE - Sungura music superstar Alick Macheso says he is unfazed about people who believe he uses juju with others calling him Chigure (Nyau dancer). He said there was nothing new about the term Chigure (Nyau) because he was brought up in it and in Malawi it is actually a culture. Instead,...
'Well-dressed men are treated better' 28 January 2019 HARARE - Celebrities believe local society is visual based; hence better dressed men experience better treatment and service than their shabby colleagues. Those spoken to by the Daily News on Sunday said immaculate dressing is a make or break for every public figure if they do not risk being f...
'Tuku death loss to arts industry' 28 January 2019 HARARE - Gospel music supremo Charles Charamba says the death of superstar and national hero Oliver Mtukudzi is a big loss to the arts industry and they will pray for the widow Daisy to be strengthened. Charamba said Tuku was an icon and a shield to all the musicians and his death will be felt...
Cde Chinx deserved national hero status: Zhakata 28 January 2019 HARARE - Zora musician, Leonard “LKZ” Zhakata was angered by the government’s failure to accord Dick “Cde Chinx” Chingaira national hero status when he died in 2017. The Mugove hitmaker poured his heart out at the late national hero, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi’s funeral in Norton last week. “To...
Tuku tributes continue to pour in 28 January 2019 HARARE - Tributes for the late music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi who passed away on Wednesday continue to pour in and the Daily News brings you some from various places. Television personality Lovemore Banda: “Three years ago, your newspaper carried an interview in which Tuku said he valued the ...
Tuku: the ultimate mentor 26 January 2019 HARARE - Music legend Oliver ''Tuku'' Mtukudzi, who passed away in Harare aged 66 on Wednesday after a long battle with diabetes, will, among other things, be remembered for mentoring young musicians. Throughout his long music career, which spanned over four decades, Tuku provided a platform f...
Tuku send-off concert today 26 January 2019 HARARE - All roads will lead to National Sports Stadium in the capital today for the late superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi’s send-off concert. The concert, organised by local music promoters, will kick off at 9am and will run until 6pm. One of the organisers, Josh Hozheri of Jazz 105 Promot...
Women pay tribute to Tuku 26 January 2019 HARARE - Fashion enthusiasts yesterday participated in an online campaign #Dhuku4Tuku encouraging women to put on head wrap (doek) as tribute for the late superstar and national hero Oliver Mtukudzi. Several women, including musicians, politicians and the corporate world, participated in the c...
Music icon Tuku dies 24 January 2019 HARARE - One of Zimbabwe's talented musicians and arguably the super star of his own generation — Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi has died aged 66 — after a long battle with diabetes. The lanky musician died yesterday at Harare's Avenues Clinic where he was rushed after his health suddenly deteriorated...
Outspoken artists applauded 24 January 2019 HARARE - Mambokadzi dance group founder Enisia Mashusha who is now based in the United Kingdom has applauded musicians Winky D and Tocky Vibes for being the voice of the voiceless in Zimbabwe. This comes after Winky D and Tocky Vibes released songs Kasong Kejecha and Zvirinani respectively that...
Ammara, Whitney impress with their videos 24 January 2019 HARARE - Female musicians— Whitney Songbird and Ammara Brown — represented women in the ZBC TV Coca-Cola top 50 videos countdown coming seventh and eighth respectively. The top 10 was dominated by male musicians with the two being the only women on the list, an indication that female musicians...
Enzo Ishall looks back 23 January 2019 HARARE - Zimdancehall chanter Enzo Ishall, popular for his controversial lyrics, is a prayerful man after all!   Enzo Ishall told radio listeners, television viewers and other musicians at the 2018 ZBC Coca-Cola charts prize-giving event held yesterday at a local hotel in Harare that he is “an...
Mai Patai urges couples to support each other 23 January 2019 HARARE - Gospel musician Respina Patai, better known as Mai Patai has urged men to support their partners in music and not suppress their talents. Receiving her award after coming third in the Radio Zimbabwe Coca-Cola top 50 count down, making her the first woman to attain a top three spot, Ma...
Ailing Tuku misses Coca-Cola awards 23 January 2019 HARARE - Superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi failed to attend the ZBC Coca-Cola winners’ prize-giving ceremony held at a local hotel yesterday in Harare due to an undisclosed illness. Popularly known as Samanyanga, Mtukudzi received the “Veteran Musician Honorary Award” in absentia courtesy of Ra...
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