Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Tourism and Hospitality Industry minister Priscah Mupfumira has urged aspiring models vying for the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) crown to be true ambassadors and enable the world to appreciate the beauty of the country through them. ...

ONE of Harare’s veteran choral music conductors, Rodwell Christopher Samkange, has succumbed to cholera, which has rocked parts of Harare and the countryside in the past few days. ...

THE outbreak of cholera in most parts of the country, particularly Harare, has forced organisers of the Zimbabwe Mbira Festival to postpone their two-day festival that was scheduled for September 21and 22 in the capital. ...

POPULAR South African musician Penelope Jane Dunlop — popularly known as PJ Powers or Thandeka (pictured) — says she is committed to charity works, throwing her weight for ...

ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive Karikoga Kaseke (pictured) says 19 countries and 63 local groups have already confirmed their participation at this year’s fifth edition of the ...

HAJIRAH Belinda Potts was recently crowned Miss World Zimbabwe at a colourful ceremony in Domboshava’s Orchid Gardens, shrugging off stiff competition from 13 other contestants. ...

AFTER presenting a picture-perfect marriage to the world in a life largely lived on social media, the bubble seems to have now burst for local socialite Pokelo Nare after her Ghanaian husband whom she first met at Big Brother Africa in 2013, Elikem Kumordzie, recently filed for divorce at the High Court in Harare. ...

A FORMER footballer who traded the ball for the microphone, Samson “Droba” Gohwa, has courted Tryson Chimbetu on a collaborative single titled Kandiro, which has been scheduled for release on Monday. ...

UMKHATHI Theatre Works is set to present a new African dance show, Bloom Bloom, celebrating the arrival of the spring season at this year’s edition of the Intwasa Arts Festival. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is, by no means a new face to local politics. In 1980, at independence, when the late great reggae music icon Bob Marley came to Zimbabwe, a youthful Mnangagwa, bubbling with zest, was appointed Cabinet minister at just 37. ...

ONE of the surprise entries in President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new administration, Kirsty Coventry, has caused a stir in the film industry. ...

MS Africa Continental finalist Tapuwanashe Allin Manyange has organised a charity beauty pageant titled Miss Ruwa 2018 to raise funds for the less-privileged members of her Ruwa community. ...
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DANCEHALL chanter Ninja Lipsy’s brand new song titled Pfee has attracted a lot of controversy, which the musician has, however, dismissed saying while the title was open to various interpretations, it was not political. ...

ZIMBABWE television presenter and Kutting Edge Sport founder Maimba Mapuranga will be honoured with the Zimbabwe Achievers Ambassador Award and honorary patronage for services rendered nationally and internationally at the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA). ...

SECCES Productions and Beyond All Borders president, Carolyn Anderson, is expected to visit Bulawayo on October 9 to finalise preparations for the filming of a pilot for a reality television show. ...

THE CBZ Schools Debate provincial competitions, which came to an end on Saturday, saw top schools from each province selected to represent their respective provinces at the finals ...

THE beginning could have been inauspicious; just a little boy trying to find his way around the guitar and marimba (xylophone) piece his parents had bought him. ...

WORDS store a past, comprehend the present and map a future, but they cannot do that all by themselves. They do flow in accordance with the will of ...

MBIRA queen Hope Masike has collaborated with United States horn-based band, The Huntertones, on a classy and unique rendition of the Zimbabwean traditional classic Hondo, off her first ...

WHEN 21-year-old beauty, Belinda Potts, was asked during the question and answer session at this year’s edition of the Miss World Zimbabwe on Saturday night where she saw herself in the next five years, she said she will be reckoned among the most successful female veterinary surgeons in the world. ...

RENOWNED actors Lazarus “Gringo” Boora, Freddy “Kapfupi” Manjalima, and Susan “Mai Rwizi” Chenjerai were on Saturday honoured with Safirio Lifetime Achievement Awards at the just-ended Zimbabwe International Film Festival for their immense contribution to the development of the film industry. ...

BULAWAYO was brought to life on Friday night through a vintage performance by celebrated Isichathamiya gospel group Indosakusa the Morning Star who set ablaze a fully-packed Bulawayo Theatre during their 10th album launch. ...

THE nation will tonight crown a new beauty queen when the incumbent Miss World Zimbabwe (MWZ) Chiedza Mhosva steps down at the pageant grand finale. ...

TOP South African award-winning music outfit Mi Casa and pop legend Yvonne Chaka Chaka are set to headline this year’s edition of the Jacaranda Music Festival pencilled for October 6 at Hellenic Sports Club in Harare. ...

CELEBRATED Isichatamiya gospel group Indosakusa the Morning Star — formerly known as Impumelelo Shining Stars — will today launch its 10th album titled Indosakusa at the Bulawayo Theatre. ...

TRIBAL house ensemble Djembe Monks says their experience at the Okavongo Delta Festival on Rockston Island in Tsutsubega, Botwana, has opened doors for more future African adventures. ...

GOSPEL songbird Janet Manyowa has collaborated with United States-based veteran musician Shingisai Suluma on a single titled Muchengeti set for release next Friday. ...

AFTER collaborating with renowned artistes such as Soul Jah Love, Pauline, Leonard Mapfumo and Mbeu, young singer Munyaradzai Mutupo — popularly known as Blasta — said he was now ready to take on the music industry with the release of his latest single, Munhu Wacho. ...

AWARD-WINNING author Petinah Gappah’s short story, An Elegy for Easterly, will be among pieces that will make up a landmark series of the best works ever published in the history of Faber & Faber, as the United Kingdom publisher marks its 90th anniversary next year. ...

UPCOMING musician Farai Nyamushamba (20) has slammed politicians who exploit young people for political gains in his new track titled Zimbabwe, which is part of a four-track extended play (EP) titled To the Empire. ...