Female musicians cry foul over local promoters

Yeukai Karengezeka-Chisepo Arts Correspondent Top female musicians in the country have accused local promoters for snubbing them on big shows, and yet they command respect on the international platform. Selmor Mtukudzi one of the popular afro jazz sensations in Zimbabwe was recently in Tanzania where she performed at the Karibu Festival. In an interview Selmor expressed disappointment…
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Prince Herry to marry Meghan Markle

Prince Harry is to marry his American actor girlfriend Meghan Markle, Clarence House has announced. The official announcement said: “His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle. The wedding will take place in spring 2018. Further details about the wedding day will be…
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REVEALED: The acrimony between ZTA and Walter Mzembi…..Barbara Mzembi stripped of Miss Tourism Pageant licence

By Robert Mukondiwa As news filtered that the nation’s foreign minister, Walter Mzembi was holed up in the Cuban embassy in Harare; his wife Barbara being from that island, the withdrawing of the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe licence from his wife Barbara has opened Pandora’s box. And with it a whole cache of secrets previously shrouded under…
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Tuku scoops top continental award

Arts Correspondent — Music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi is on cloud nine after scooping the African Legend Award at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) held over the weekend at Eko Convention Centre in Lagos Nigeria. Tuku was also invited to the awards as a special guest, culture diplomat and dignitary. In an interview, the legendary…
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Magacha’s latest album auctioned for $800

Yeukai Karengezeka-Chisepo Arts Correspondent Laughter and thrills characterised award-winning gospel musician Sabastian Magacha’s album launch dubbed “Wonererwai Jesu” that was held on Friday night at the Theatre in the Park in Harare Gardens. The event was hosted by popular comedian Samantha Kureya, affectionately known as Gonyeti, who was at her best as she threw jokes that continuously…
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Nigeria’s Tekno comes to Harare

Robert Mukondiwa The Nigerian trek seems to be heading for an avalanche with confirmation that sensational Nigerian heartthrob, music protégé Tekno, will be making a date with the nation’s capital on November 24, exactly 24 hours before fellow Nigerian artiste Davido was also expected to perform in Zimbabwe. Davido, yet again, developed cold feet and has…
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Andy Muridzo & Marathon Touch Movement must move on

While the world was still on awe of Jah Prayzah’s dash through the tombstones at a funeral last week, the struggle, and competition at his Military Touch Movement just got sharper. His protégé and chief congregant Andy Muridzo also took a leaf from the lanky “Mudhara Vachauya” singer and was also sent on a dash for…
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Ammara Brown, Magacha to unleash albums tonight

Vongai Mbara and Yeukai Karengezeka-Chisepo Arts Reporters Afro-pop diva Ammara Brown and award winning gospel musician Sabastian Magacha are set to launch their much-anticipated albums tonight at The Venue and Theatre in the Park in Harare Gardens respectively. Ammara’s 14-track album titled “Ammartia” was done by a number of producers, among them Simba Tagz, Mr Kamera, Oskid…
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