Articles tagged 'danai gurira'

Zim actresses shine overseas 10 March 2019 There was cheer in local showbiz circles this past week as two of Zimbabwe's outstanding actresses did the country proud by presenting accolades at prestigious awards ceremonies.
Danai Gurira promotes anti-poaching campaign 23 December 2018 HARARE -  “Black Panther” star Danai Gurira is in Zimbabwe to join a campaign aimed at protecting rhinos from poachers. The WildAid conservation group says Gurira, who mostly grew up in Zimbabwe, is participating in a publicity campaign called “Poaching Steals From Us All” that will run across...
Zimbos dazzle in international showbiz 16 December 2018 HARARE - While the local showbiz industry is suffering from a plethora of problems that have curbed its growth, talented Zimbabweans are shining internationally, scooping awards and winning big roles in various productions. A lot more are breaking new grounds in the region, and making a name f...
Gurira appointed UN Goodwill ambassador 4 December 2018 HARARE - Award-winning actress Danai Gurira has been named as UN Women Goodwill ambassador, becoming the first black Zimbabwean based in the United States of America to land that prestigious role. The role will see her helping in the fight for gender equality and women's rights. Gurira announc...
Danai's dilemma 1 March 2018 HARARE - Black Panther star Danai Jekesai Gurira has opened up about the struggles she went through trying to accept her Zimbabwean heritage, until the time she adopted both America and Zimbabwe, hence calling herself a Zimerican. Gurira in one of her write-ups in Glamour said after being told...
Danai Gurira puts spotlight on Zim wedding norms 9 March 2017 HARARE - Hollywood actress Danai Gurira's latest play titled “Familiar” has attracted a fair share of interest on the theatre circuit in the United States of America. It is about a Zimbabwean family based in Minnesota which is preparing for the wedding of their eldest daughter, a first-generat...
Gurira's great year 4 January 2017 HARARE - Hollywood-based Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira has reflected back on the year 2016, saying it has been the best year of her career. Gurira took to Instagram to express what she deemed “Things I must give thanks for as I say goodbye to 2016.” “My play Eclipsed going up on Broadway ...
Danai Gurira lands role as Tupac's mom 13 January 2016 LOS ANGELES - Danai Gurira has been cast as Tupac Shakur's mother in the upcoming biopic about the rapper, according to Deadline. The 37-year-old will play Afeni Shakur, who had a major influence on her son and his path to superstardom before his tragic death at just 25. The 69-year-old, wh...
Almasi returns with Chirorodziva 31 August 2015 HARARE - Almasi, a drama and arts organisation, co-founded Hollywood actress Danai Gurira and film director Patience Tawengwa, will present a physical theatre performance titled Chirorodziva on Friday and Saturday at the University of Zimbabwe Beit Hall. Chirorodziva, conceptualised and facili...
Zim artists nominated for continental awards 5 August 2015 HARARE - Hollywood actors Tongayi Chirisa and Danai Gurira are among several Zimbabwean artists in the running for the African Entertainment Awards to be held in the United States of America on October 31. The other nominated Zimbabwean artists are Brian Soko who produced Beyoncé's song Drunke...