Sulu plans mid-week party

Arts Correspondent Dendera musician Suluman Chimbetu has mentioned The Volt as one of his biggest hunting grounds. The uptown joint has hosted the musician on several occasions and the response has been overwhelming. On that note, Sulu is scheduled to perform at the venue for a show dubbed “Dendera Summer Jamboree” on Thursday next week. It’s a…
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Cheers to Zim’s finest wine makers

Ruth Butaumocho and Yeukai Karengezeka Lifestyle Writers When the globe’s mostly regarded wine connoisseurs gather in France today for the World Blind Wine Tasting Competition, four male Zimbabweans will be part of this highly acclaimed global event. Flying the flag for Africa would be four Zimbabweans Joseph Dhafana, Tinashe Nyamudoka, Pardon Taguzu and Malvern Gwese aka Team…
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It’s Jah Prayzah’s big day

Arts Reporter Have you ever heard the word “paraskevidekatriaphobia”? Never mind trying to pronounce it. It is a strange word indeed and it is found in the world of superstition, referring to the fear associated with Friday the 13th in some Western beliefs. And local musician Jah Prayzah seems unmoved with that strange word. In fact,…
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Pomp, funfair at Makomo music celebrations

Tawanda Marwizi recently in Hwange Thrills, excitement and funfair characterised Makomo music gala that was held at Hwange Stadium last Friday. The stadium was packed as thousands were eager to see top entertainers like Alick Macheso, Winky D, Peter Moyo, the Charambas and Leonard Zhakata performing. As early as 6 pm, people were trickling in and…
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11-year-old singer ready to conquer

Swagga T AN ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD music sensation has stormed the music scene and is poised to give the big guns a fine run for their money. This is none other than Nokutenda Dzobo, the daughter of renowned music producer and owner of Artisan Records and one-time Nama Award nominee, Allen Dzobo. The youthful singer has arrived on the…
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E-learning challenges in schools

Shepherd Chimururi Cool Lifestyle Correspondent It is exactly nine months since the introduction of the e-learning based updated curriculum by the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education. Despite this introduction advocating for the adoption of technologies in virtually every aspect of infant, junior and senior education, significant challenges are preventing widespread effective implementation. Though some of these…
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Vabati VaJehovha launch latest album

Vongai Mbara Arts Reporter Renowned gospel choral group Vabati VaJehova launched their latest album ‘‘Tivavarire Denga” on Radio Zimbabwe on Saturday night.  The eight-track album has songs “Korona”, “Tivavarire Denga”, “Ivai Nerudo”, “Inzwi RaTenzi”, “Mushandiri”, “Taungana”, “Ndiyoyi”, “Nguva” and “Kristu Huyai”. One of the group’s leaders Richard Magaya said they decided to come forward with their original album…
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What’s this craze about beards?

Vongai Mbara Lifestyle Reporter The trend of having a big bushy beard is normally considered a little scruffy. But for anyone reaching for the razor, you might want to think again. The days when women used to appreciate a man with a clean shaven look may be coming to an end. While men’s trends change quickly, facial hair,…
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