Articles tagged 'censorship board'

I am scared of Mugabe: Zodwa 12 November 2017 HARARE - Controversial South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu says she called off her three-city tour of Zimbabwe which was set for this weekend because of her fear of President Robert Mugabe. Zodwa was scheduled to make an appearance at Private Lounge Harare last night before heading to the re...
Zodwa cancels Zim tour 10 November 2017 HARARE - Controversial socialite Zodwa Wabantu will disppoint her multitudes of fans after she cancelled her Zimbabwe tour which was suppossed to kick start tomorrow and end on Sunday in Bulawayo. The diva has cancelled the shows; Private lounge Harare today, Club 263 Mutare tomorrow and Club ...
Zodwa's second Zim coming 6 October 2017 HARARE - Controversial South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu, who sensationally called off a tour of Zimbabwe last month, may finally come to the country as part of DJ Tira's entourage. DJ Tira, who manages Zodwa Wabantu's affairs, is scheduled to perform at Club Connect in Bulawayo on October...
Zodwa's no-panties trademark divides nation 7 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabweans recently woke up to a panties debate involving South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu that has roped in Cabinet ministers, the Censorship Board of Zimbabwe and the country's Tourism ministry. The debate was triggered by an invitation extended to Zodwa by the Zimbabwe Touris...
Govt okays Zodwa visit 5 September 2017 HARARE - South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu will not be stopped from coming to Zimbabwe despite a ban imposed on her by the Board of Censors, government disclosed yesterday. This comes after the Board of Censors barred Zodwa from participating in the ongoing Harare International Carnival on...
I'm coming to Zim: Zodwa 4 September 2017 HARARE - South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu insists that her visit to Zimbabwe is still on as her contract with the tour promoter has not been cancelled. The Board of Censors banned Zodwa from participating in the Harare International Carnival on the basis that her signature look — short dr...
Zodwa ban — Too much censorship emerging in Zim 4 September 2017 HARARE - The Aeneas Chigwedere-led Board of Censors has unleashed controversy by banning South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu from performing at the Harare International Carnival. Apparently, the board —whose vision is to be the best providers of moral guidance and advisers to the public on e...
No need to fear: chief censor Chigwedere 7 July 2017 HARARE - Former education minister, Aeneas Chigwedere, is widely regarded as a hard-nosed traditionalist steeped in African cultural norms. The case currently at the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe in which Chigwedere is being accused of witchcraft by his son, has further reinforced the perce...
Censorship Board to silence artists 14 June 2017 HARARE - Artists, arts practitioners and civil society are suspicious that the newly-appointed Censorship Board announced by Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo recently is not about the contested moral righteousness but policing citizens' artistic freedoms and freedom of expression, generation...
'New Censorship Board unconstitutional' 25 May 2017 HARARE - The new Censorship Board installed by Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo is not provided for in the new Constitution, legal experts said yesterday. The new Board of Censors will be led by former Cabinet minister, educationist and historian Aeneas Chigwedere, who will be deputised b...
Ban on documentary slammed 13 April 2016 HARARE - Nhimbe Trust, an arts organisation that advocates for public policies in cultural matters has castigated the banning of Democrats by the Censorship Board of Zimbabwe. Democrats is a documentary which followed the proceedings during the constitution-making process from 2010-2013. It wa...
Where is the censorship board? 9 January 2014 EDITOR — Where has the censorship board gone to in this country? Surely we need protection especially for our children against highly immoral and unethical  products currently threatening to tear apart our social fabric as Zimbabweans and Africans. Day in, day out, DJs play offensive and su...