Articles tagged 'nyadzayo'

Zima awards hang in the balance 18 January 2018 HARARE - Organisers of the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) have suspended plans to host the awards early this year as has been communicated previously. Zima awards are meant to be held annually but the prevailing economic environment in the country has affected the event, a development that saw o...
Cde Chinx hero status angers artistes 22 June 2017 HARARE – Artistes have condemned the government's decision to accord revolutionary musician Dick “Cde Chinx” Chingaira a provincial or liberation hero status. State media yesterday published articles quoting Zanu PF secretary for administration Ignatius Chombo saying Cde Chinx had been declare...
No Zimbabwe Music Awards this year 16 June 2017 HARARE – Organisers of the supposedly annual Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) have revealed that there are no awards this year. Zima chairperson Joseph Nyadzayo once told the Daily News that they were all along operating on a shoestring budget, hence it was hard for the organisers to plan for the ...
When Zanu PF forgets its own 7 May 2017 HARARE - A deathly silence engulfs Takeley Drive in Harare's medium density suburb of Sentosa, Mabelreign as Dick “Chinx” Chingaira is helped out of an Isuzu Bighorn and onto a wheelchair. Frail and barely able to speak, the man whose liberation war songs turned farmers into soldiers struggles...
Zima fails to give artists trophies 5 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) is still struggling to honour 2014-2015 winners with their trophies, four months after the event. The seventh Zima edition was held at Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) in February and the event was beamed live on State TV. Winners were supp...
Zim to honour artistes in October 9 July 2014 HARARE - Winners of the revived Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima), which have bounced back after a seven-year absence, will be announced on October 4, 2014 at the Rainbow Towers in Harare. Organisers of Zima, which is chaired by Joseph Nyadzayo, made the announcement yesterday during a press confer...