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New Mirazvo movie brings comic relief

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter The Zemura brothers have done it again! This time, through their company Mirazvo Productions, the brothers have released an intriguing comedy dubbed “Death and other Complications” that is showing at Ster Kinekor Eastgate theatres. The cast includes local comedian Admire Kuzhangaira, Gamuchirai Duve, Moses Kawara …

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Film festival starts on low note

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent The annual Zimbabwe International Film festival kicked off on a low note, with its opening ceremony held over the weekend only attended by less than 80 people, among them film makers, critics, media and arts practitioners. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the festival failed to pack up …

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Disabled dancer in UK fiesta

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent Having conquered his disability through dance, effectively competing with able bodied colleagues, and at many time beating them, local b-boy Blessing Fire aka Christyles is in United Kingdom representing Africa at a festival that promotes the disabled in arts. Born with deformed legs, Christyles is part …

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Can Ammara Brown’s ‘Svoto’ be saved from death?

Robert Mukondiwa It has been a very busy fortnight, or more for diva Ammara Brown. In between welcoming new babies, bunking live shows, reimbursing one Thompson Dondo and stretching her leg like a flagpole, she has also had to contend with criticism of her track, the new song she dropped …

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Sanganayai to honour late hero Nkomo

Mirirai Nsingo This year’s 11th edition of the Sanganayi/Hlanganani-World Tourism Expo set for Bulawayo will honour the late hero, Dr Joshua Nkomo’s Tourism Heritage trails. The tourism showcase scheduled to take place from September 5 to 8 will see the streets of Bulawayo being flooded by tourists and buyers as …

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A chat with Unclescrooch

Leroy Dzenga Lifestyle Writer Sometimes top names visit Zimbabwe and they just slide under the radar. Other geniuses are not too popular to cause a deafening buzz but their work would have reached many in this country whose consumption of international music is almost at staple level. Last week, Zimbabwe temporarily …

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Soaking up history, leisure in wonderful Mutare

The Epicurean Mutare is a city steeped in history and one of its longstanding architectural gems is the delightful old Mutare Club, a dominant feature of the city centre for almost a century and a quarter. On a recent wine weekend visit to the area, we had the opportunity to …

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Events swallow writer’s plans

Having contemplated writing a blog to reflect on the just ended elections, writer Bongani Kumbula instead finds himself looking back at friends he has lost along the way, their life and times and how they may have also looked back at casting their vote. On this fine day as I …

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Pay attention to mental health

Mirirai Nsingo It is high time the country pays more attention to mental health as the neglect of mental health patients in some cases leads to suicide or homicide, psychologists have said. Responding to articles carried in The Saturday Herald last week, Noreen Kudzanai, a community psychologist noted with concern …

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