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Zimbabwean boy revels in Soul Brothers music



BORN in Makokoba, Bulawayo, Soul Brothers drummer, Donald Kudzanayi Shumba joined the legendary group by chance.He is celebrating four years with one of Southern Africa's best known music grou...Read more

Zimbabwean boy revels in Soul Brothers music

26 July 2014 | 7468 Views
BORN in Makokoba, Bulawayo, Soul Brothers drummer, Donald Kudzanayi Shumba joined the legendary group by chance.He is celebrating four years with one of Southern Africa's best known music grou...

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Oskido seeks talent

17 July 2014 | 2836 Views
IT is hard to talk about the history of South African music without mentioning Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa, better known as Oskido.Having launched musical heavyweights such as Boom Shaka, Bong...

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Zim film - Madlela S'khobokhobo power - trailer released - Video

15 July 2014 | 2363 Views
Shilolo Entertainment has release a trailer of its smashing debut film/comedy production titled; Madlela: Skhobokhobo Power which portrays the life of Zimbabweans living in South Africa.The c...

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Joyous Celebration member deported from Zimbabwe

14 July 2014 | 5757 Views
Spumelele Mbambo, a member of award - winning South African gospel outfit Joyous Celebration Choir, was deported on arrival at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Airport last Thursday for flouting Zimbabwe's immigr...

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Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo celebrations SA

14 July 2014 | 2335 Views
It's that time of the year again when we celebrate the life of our Fallen Hero.... Every year we honor the life of a great Icon Umdala wethu umafukufuku. ...

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Bulawayo-born actress breaks into Nollywood

13 July 2014 | 6511 Views
Two years ago Bulawayo-born Samantha Ncube, now based in the United Kingdom, got involved in the acting industry by chance.Samantha's cousin recommended her to the director of a Zimbabwean pro...

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Bulawayo model for Toronto Africa Fashion Week

06 July 2014 | 2622 Views
BULAWAYO born internationally acclaimed and award-winning high-end fashion magazine model — Tholakele Dlamini - has been invited to participate in this year's prestigious Africa Fashion Week to be h...

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Zim animated comedy to be launched in Bulawayo

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The City of Kings (Bulawayo)'s first ever animated comedy titled  the Bulawayo Show is set to be launched at the  beginning of next month after realisation that Zimbabwe lagged behind in ani...

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Bulawayo disappointed over Miss Zimbabwe

29 June 2014 | 3391 Views
FOR more than a decade now it has become more of a right, ritual and norm for Bulawayo to land and retain the prestigious Miss Zimbabwe title or even secure a top spot among the winners in the modell...

by Peter Matika

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HIGH-RIDING Isibaya actor Ernest Ndlovu at the weekend told artistes from Matabeleland based in South Africa that they have to believe in themselves if they are to make it in the showbiz industry....

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Majaivana returns

22 June 2014 | 5329 Views
One of legendary Lovemore Majaivana's sons has promised to take over the torch from the exiled musician after releasing a six-track album that contains a remix of the all-time hit Umoya Wami....

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Former Miss Zimbabwe disappointed

22 June 2014 | 5002 Views
FORMER Miss Zimbabwe Bongani Dhlakama has expressed disappointment over the decision by the Miss Zimbabwe 2014 organisers to  ignore her in the pageant's proceedings.The former beauty qu...

by Bekezela Tshuma

Skuza to launch album

20 June 2014 | 1890 Views
Renowned tjibilika musician Chase Skuza will, at the end of this  month, release his long awaited eight-track album titled Uphawu luka Skuza.Skuza Thursday told The Zimbabwe Mail that Uph...

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Jeys Marabini leaves for Europe

13 June 2014 | 2862 Views
POPULAR jazz sensation Majahawodwa "Jeys Marabini" Ndlovu yesterday left the country for a month long tour of Europe.He will tour Austria, Germany and Hungary with his full band. The jazz per...

by Simbarashe Mutizwa

Majaivana releases album

11 June 2014 | 4185 Views
THE son of legendary musician Lovemore Majaivana, Derick, is following the footsteps of his revered father with the scheduled release next week of his debut six-track album titled Bayamemeza.I...

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Shongwe and Khuphuka set to perform at ZITF in Bulawayo

09 June 2014 | 3546 Views
South African-based gospel group Shongwe and Khuphuka Saved are set to perform at a family gospel show that is billed for June 14 at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair, featuring local gospel artis...

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Residents give Tafi a 'taste of his medicine'

31 May 2014 | 12810 Views
Yesterday, Bulawayo residents came in their multitudes to show solidarity with blind musician Tafi Dube who recently lost his wife.For the better part of two decades Tafi has been singing his...

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Taffie Dube to hold 1-hour solidarity show today at 1:30PM

29 May 2014 | 4865 Views
BULAWAYO'S own 'Don Williams', Tafirenyika Dube's wife, Gertrude, died last week Friday after a short illness at Mpilo Central Hospital and was buried on Sunday in her rural home of Wedza.She...

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Tafi Dube's wife is no more

29 May 2014 | 11795 Views
URGENT,URGENT, PLIZ SPREAD ACROSS ALL SOCIAL NETWORKS N WORD OF MOUTHDear Bulawayo it is with a heavy heart that I let u know that one of our bright Bulawayo colours is no more....

by Lwandlolubanzi Keith Ndebele

Chigubhu's brings Bulawayo Night Of A Thousand Laughs BACK!

27 May 2014 | 4753 Views
Clive Chigubhu better known for his audience participatory chant Yeee Yeeh, dates Bulawayo for yet another Bulawayo night of a thousand laughs scheduled for 30 May 2014 at the Rainbow cinema City One ...

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Young Majaivana struggling to fit into his father's boots

24 May 2014 | 5267 Views
LOVEMORE Majaivana's eldest son, Derrick Tshuma, seems to be struggling to fit into his father's musical boots as the up-and-coming musician has failed to release his long awaited debut album titled B...

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Low turn out at Zahara's Bulawayo show

11 May 2014 | 5948 Views
Less than 200 people attended the Zahara Show at Bulawayo's Amphitheatre on Saturday night.The acclaimed South African singer however did not disappoint her fans as she...

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Zahara to serenade Bulawayo tomorrow evening

09 May 2014 | 4332 Views
SOUTH African award-winning singer Zahara will serenade Bulawayo tomorrow evening when she takes part in the Green Concert at the Amphitheatre.The show will feature Diana Samkange and Cynth...

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Black Umfolosi set to tour Canada

29 April 2014 | 3896 Views
Internationally renowned Bulawayo -based imbube outfit, Black Umfolosi, is scheduled for a tour abroad late October this year.Black Umfolosi, which has hogged the limelight with post-independe...

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DJ Black Coffee dates Bulawayo

25 April 2014 | 4637 Views
SOUTH AFRICA's multi-award-winning musician Nkosinathi Maphumulo, aka Black Coffee, is set to stage a debut show "The Global Soil Experience", at a Bulawayo club next week on Saturday.The show...

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Majaivana's son to release debut album with Bosso tune

23 April 2014 | 5090 Views
Lovemore Majaivana's son Derrick has said he is working to release a debut album very soon.The music legend's son said the album, called Bayamemeza would include a remix of his father's song U...

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L'Vovo Derrango billed for Bulawayo show

16 April 2014 | 3427 Views
THOSE attending the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair which kicks off in Bulawayo next week can set aside time to attend a special show from one of South Africa's top kwaito artistes L'vovo Derrango....

by Bongani Ndlovu

Generations actor's Bulawayo show flops

14 April 2014 | 9456 Views
THE much awaited cocktail party with Generations star Khethiwe in Bulawayo was a lukewarm affair with only a handful of fans attending the event.The event dubbed One on One with Khethiwe was...

by Showbiz Reporter

Freshlyground to perform in Zim's HIFA after insulting Mugabe

13 April 2014 | 6143 Views
South Africa Afro-fusion music group Freshlyground is returning to the Harare International Festival of Arts (Hifa) six years after their last performance at Zimbabwe's biggest arts fiesta....

by Arts reporter

Generations' actress draws big crowd

13 April 2014 | 7972 Views
STUNNING South African actress Winnie Modise, who plays Khethiwe Buthelezi in the soap opera, Generations, arrived in Bulawayo yesterday, for her much anticipated and scheduled guest appearance at a...

by Staff Reporter

Generations actress in Zimbabwe

12 April 2014 | 4955 Views
GENERATIONS, a South African soapie  that has been on people's screens for a long time. It has been there from back in the 90s when it was screened on ZTV to the era of free to air decoders ...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Generations star Khethiwe set for Bulawayo

10 April 2014 | 5762 Views
POPULAR Generations actress Winnie Modise, aka Khethiwe Buthelezi in the SABC 1 soapie, is billed to mix and mingle with her local fans in Bulawayo at a cocktail party to be hosted on her behalf on Sa...

by Staff reporter

Nurse champions Ndebele rap

08 April 2014 | 5394 Views
Hwange-based nurse Rodrick Sibanda, 24, hopes his just-released hip-hop album titled The Shoemaker will prove that rapping in vernacular is a potential recipe for success.Sibanda, whose role m...

by Staff reporter

Govt orders television, radio stations to pay musicians their royalties

05 April 2014 | 3357 Views
GOVERNMENT has ordered local television and radio stations to pay up royalties to musicians who receive airplay for their upkeep as music was their source of income.Speaking at the launch of ...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwean artiste strikes it big in SA

01 April 2014 | 5061 Views
When the choir master instructed him to lead during concerts, little did Mothusi 'Bashimane' Ndlovu from Gwanda, Matabeleland South, knew that he would one day be a seasoned musician, actor, poet, pro...

by Nkosana Sibanda

'Don't be cry babies,' Cont tells Matabeleland youths

31 March 2014 | 4483 Views
YOUNG people in Matabeleland will need to let go of "victim mentality" if they are to fully benefit from the opportunities that the proposed changes to the broadcasting sector in Zimbabwe would ...

by Staff reporter

Inxusa Festival kicks off

27 March 2014 | 2932 Views
The Inxusa Festival re-launched on a high note on Tuesday evening with the opening ceremony bringing theatre arts to life in Bulawayo. The four-day theatre festival, running under the theme "M...

by Bongani Ndlovu

NoViolet Bulawayo wows US audience

25 March 2014 | 3107 Views
BROOKLYN - Award winning author NoViolet Bulawayo last week took to the microphone, reading from her first novel, We Need New Names at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in the United States....

by brooklyneagle.com

Miss Nust crowned

24 March 2014 | 4873 Views
Eighteen-year-old Sibonginkosi Ncube was on Saturday evening crowned Miss National University of Science and Technology (Nust) 2014 at a colourful event held at the institution’s Ceremonial Hall, be...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Prof Jonathan Moyo to grace Inxusa festival

18 March 2014 | 3111 Views
THE Inxusa Theatre Festival is set for a massive relaunch this year after more than a decade's suspension with Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister, Professor Jonathan Moyo expected ...

by Auxilia Katongomara

Pokello, Elikem break-up?

17 March 2014 | 7509 Views
Big Brother lovebirds Pokello and Elikem have split and the "fairy tale" love affair which has won the couple considerable admiration in both Ghana and Zimbabwe has collapsed, Graphic Showbiz reporte...

by Arts reporter

NoViolet Bulawayo wins another Award

17 March 2014 | 2670 Views
ZIMBABWE-BORN NoViolet Bulawayo, a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, is this year's winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for "We Need New Names".The novel follows a 10-year-ol...

by Staff reporter

Actress-turned vendor drags married lover to court

10 March 2014 | 8445 Views
A FORMER Amakorokoza actress on Friday dragged her lover - a married man - to court for falling to pay maintenance for their child.Joyce Mpofu, now a vendor, was demanding $171 from Sikhumbu...

by Hlabile Dube

Sakhelene Zinini drama series

09 March 2014 | 4273 Views
ZIMBABWE radio drama has a long history and was once one of the most popular art genres that would unite families and see all family members gathering around a speaker as they followed the intrigue....

by Ngqwele Dube

Macheso disappoints

03 March 2014 | 6871 Views
ALICK Macheso has lost his touch! The writing was on the wall on Friday night during his show at the Amphitheatre as his performance was below par with over 1000 fans that had gathered there disappoin...

by Bongani Ndlovu

ZiFM Bulawayo: Top 10 Chart makes waves

27 February 2014 | 3588 Views
THE Bulawayo Top 10 Chart on ZiFM's Zi Saturday Zone: Your link to the City of Kings and Queens hosted by DJ Gibson Ncube which debuted over the weekend with a bang as it appears to have taken the re...

by Sindiso Dube

NoViolet Bulawayo wins the Etisalat Prize for Literature

24 February 2014 | 3013 Views
Zimbabwean NoViolet Bulawayo has won the inaugural Etisalat Prize for Literature for debut fiction, for her novel We Need New Names, it was announced in Lagos, Nigeria a short while ago.Havin...

by Staff reporter

Intwasa festival dates set

23 February 2014 | 2323 Views
Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo will take place between September 23 and 27 this year under the theme Unforgettable.The five-day event will mark the 10th anniversary of...

by Staff reporter

Dudu Manhenga misses out on Mugabe amnesty

23 February 2014 | 9656 Views
JAZZ songbird, Dudu Manhenga missed out on the recent Presidential pardon which saw more than 2 000 prisoners being freed as she was out on bail. Had the songstre...

by Auxilia Katongomara

ZiFM's Gibson Ncube to introduce Bulawayo Top-10 chart

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BULAWAYO'S Zi FM presenter Gibson Ncube is set to introduce a Top-10 chart on his show that will be based on music from the city.Ncube, who hosts the Zi Saturday Zone "yo link to the city of K...

by Staff reporter
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