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Cindy is new face of Vaida cosmetics

AWARD-winning songbird and entrepreneur, Cindy Munyavi (pictured) has signed a “lucrative endorsement” deal with a local manufacturer of cosmetics Vaida Chemicals to be the face of its range of products. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO Vaida Chemicals manufactures a range of cosmetics that includes body lotions, hair food, styling gel, shaving powder …

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A sparkling night for La Fontaine’s diamond dinner

Harare’s La Fontaine restaurant achieved a unique distinction this past week, clocking up a record 60 years’ continuous operational service to diners. It became only the second Zimbabwean restaurant to do so, with The Livingstone Room at The Victoria Falls Hotel — now marking 101 years of service — able …

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Let’s immortalise our heroes

“Some of the designs can make you wonder if the instrument still represents us. “You will only hear with the absence of rhythmic flair that the instrument was adopted,” he said. One after the other, speakers at the Mbira Festival kept asking if enough is being done to ensure that …

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Mukanya Raring to Go Despite Poor Start

By Masvingo Bureau Chimurenga musician Thomas Mapfumo says he is geared to stage a memorable gig in Beitbridge that is likely to reunite him with some of his fans based in Limpopo Province, South Africa. After two unfortunate assignments in Gweru and Bulawayo last week, Mukanya, as Mapfumo is popularly …

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State of Malambia hits big screen

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO The film, publicised mostly by online media as a ‘breakthrough’ in the film industry, is set to prove if it is really a game changer in the local film industry. The film’s writer, producer and director, Marc “Mandisoul” Mandishora, said he expected a full house premiere. “State …

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Book on preservation of Ndebele art, architecture launched

THE United States Embassy through the State Department Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation programme has availed $42 000 to the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo for the publication of the book titled Preservation of Ndebele Art and Architecture at the Amagugu Heritage Centre in Matobo launched on Wednesday. BY …

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Marist Brothers Nyanga defends quiz title in SA

ZIMBABWE once again proved to have the brilliant minds after Marist Brothers Nyanga clinched the National School Quiz Championship (NSQC) World Series title in South Africa on Wednesday night. BY KUDZAI MUCHENJEKWA IN SOUTH AFRICA This becomes the second time in three years for Marist Brothers Nyanga to clinch the …

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Soul Jah Love freed on bail

Anesu Madiye Herald ReporterDancehall artiste Soul Muzavazi Musaki, popularly known as Soul Jah Love, appeared in court yesterday charged with breaching the aviation regulations after he allegedly forced himself through a screening point at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport on Wednesday. He was stopped at the boarding gates. Musaki …

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One Voice Concert to preach Unity

Arts CorrespondentOrganisers of One Voice Concert that is set for the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) on December 22 say they chose the Unity Day holiday for their event to encourage religious unity. One Voice Concert director Learmore Tavengwa said the concert will encourage unity among believers from various denominations …

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Youthful group enters gospel music scene

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts ReporterUnited States-based ex-Zimpraise Kids founder member Brent Kudakwashe has formed a new music group called “The Jesus Project” that will launch its debut album this weekend. The group comprises 12 children from different schools and churches aged between 10 and 14-years-old. The six-track album titled, “Tales …

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