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Diasporan beauty lands Miss Zim UK crown

A 23-year-old Zimbabwean beauty, Gabriella Tendai Mudhliwa, shrugged off competition from other seven contestants to land the Miss Zimbabwe UK crown at the weekend. Gabriella is about to start her final year as a journalism student at Bedfordshire University, but is also a support worker in the mental health sector. Gabriella will use her reign […]

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Culture vultures

We have two extremely excellent restaurants in Harare art galleries, both run by special people: Nomsa Gwataringa at Gallery Café at the National Gallery and Lauren Pyle at the Green Bean Coffee Shop, Richard Rennie Galleries. (And the one at the National Gallery in Bulawayo is also rather fine!) I tend to go to Lauren’s […]

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Albert Nyathi performs for Sadc heads of State

Renowned Zimbabwean poet, Albert Nyathi, last Tuesday performed for all of Sadc’s heads of State at the 30th Anniversary of the regional body in Windhoek, Namibia. He is the sole artist who was brought in from outside the country, in a landmark arrangement between the Sadc Secretariat and Artists Trust of Southern Africa (ARTSA). Nyathi, […]

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A load of crêpe!

I’ve been in the wars again! After having been on a luxury cruise ship which was attacked by heavily-armed Somali pirates off the coast of the Seychelles and then blown off my bar-stool in the Dominican Republic by the same earthquake which killed 300 000 people and made two million homeless in neighbouring Haiti, the […]

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New open-air arena

Entertainment Authority (EA), proprietors of some of the country’s finest entertainment joints, is set to open a new open-air venue in Msasa — just in time for summer. The joint, called Q’bana (pronounced as Kibana), is scheduled to open to the public a day before the much-anticipated Akon show on Friday September 3 at 9pm […]

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Teri Hatcher sued by former associate

The lawsuits are piling up on Wisteria Lane. Months after former Desperate Housewives co-star Nicollette Sheridan sued ABC Studios and creator Marc Cherry for assault and discrimination, now co-star Teri Hatcher, ABC and the Walt Disney Co have been targeted by a woman who helped run Hatcher’s production company and claims that she was pushed […]

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Conductor Mitch Miller dies at 99

Mitch Miller, the goateed orchestra leader who asked Americans to Sing Along With Mitch on television and records and produced hits for Tony Bennett, Patti Page and other performers, has died at age 99. Miller died July 31 in Lenox Hill Hospital after a short illness. Miller was a key record executive at Columbia Records […]

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Munya survives Big Brother boot

Munyaradzi Chidzonga, Zimbabwe’s representative in Africa’s most popular television reality show Big Brother, survived eviction on Sunday night after Lerato unexpectedly got the boot. Munya’s survival came as a shock to many who had anticipated his eviction as most online poll results pointed to his departure. A poll on the official Big Brother All Stars […]

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Miss Zim Tourism’s designs at Speciss expo

Reigning Miss Tourism Harare Samantha Dika’s fashion designs are being exhibited at the inaugural Speciss College arts exhibition, which opened yesterday at the National Art Gallery. Samantha is an exceptional designer putting paid to the misconception that models are just pretty faces and legs without brains. “I am a 20-year-old woman who appreciates works of […]

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