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Creatives call for true national unity

SEVERAL creatives who would be joining hands with other citizens to commemorate Unity Day this Saturday yesterday said there was need to appreciate the true essence of unity and its significance. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO Cindy Munyavi The Unity Day has been commemorated since 1987 following the signing of the Unity …

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Police officer release gospel album

A 32-year-old police officer, Kumbulani Shumba, has witnessed the fulfilment of his childhood dream following the release of his debut five-track gospel album, Tinorarama Nekutenda. BY ADMIRE JAMU-MLAMBO Kumbulani Shumba The Hosanna Gospel Singers frontman told NewsDay Life & Style that he drew his inspiration from South Africa’s great gospel …

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Mutambara book launch set for Mutare

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister and academic Arthur Mutambara is set to launch the second of his three-volume thought leadership series, The Path to Power, in his home province of Manicaland tomorrow. BY KENNETH NYANGANI The book was first launched in Harare and subsequently in Bulawayo. Another launch is set for …

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Bangladesh beauty queen charmed by Zim

BANGLADESH Tourism Corporation brand ambassador Priota Farelin Iftekar was crowned the inaugural Miss Culture Worldwide at the pageant’s finals held in Harare on December 16. The pageant was organised by Destination Marketing International, a local destination marketing, national branding and investment marketing company whose mandate is to magnify “Brand Zimbabwe” …

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Amazing festive season treat for Kadoma

Vongai Mbara Arts CorrespondentKadoma residents and music lovers from surrounding areas will be in for an amazing festive season treat as Odyssey Hotel hosts top musicians, beginning this weekend until New Year’s Eve. The party begins on Saturday when Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo takes his national tour to the Mashonaland West …

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Gospel concert set for Bulawayo

BULAWAYO gospel artistes are on Sunday scheduled to hold a concert in the city amid expectations that a glorious afternoon of praise, during which Gospel Maniacs and Reaching Out Charity Organisation will hold a live DVD recording. BY SHARON SIBINDI The concert, dubbed Mad for Christ DVD Volume 1, will …

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State of Malambia turns to ZBC

FEATURE film State of Malambia premiere, which had been scheduled for Sam Levy Ster Kinekor last Friday, was postponed at the eleventh hour and will now be showcased to viewers on Christmas, via Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation television (ZBC-TV). BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO Marc ‘Mandisoul’ Mandishora Marc ‘Mandisoul’ Mandishora — who wrote, …

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Mbeu on love in an era of austerity

Mbeu could have spent the rest of a good year basking in the reception of his first album and reposting co-signs from Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, Mokoomba and Jah Prayzah. Instead, the Mhodzi Tribe frontman has crowned it all with another album, Hatikendenge, barely six months after the synonymously titled Hatizvimirire. …

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Mukanya in make-up gig

CHIMURENGA music legend Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo will this year celebrate Christmas with his Gweru fans who had felt robbed when an earlier show scheduled for the city failed to take off due to logistical challenges. BY BRENNA MATENDERE The initial show — which had been pencilled for December 7 and …

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Lutan Fyah expected today

Arts Correspondent Jamaican musician Lutan Fyah is expected in the country today ahead of his show with Morgan Heritage at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) on Friday. Lutan Fyah will come early to rehearse with some local musicians who will be part of his act at the concert that …

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