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Arterial Network engages ministry for arts development

Vongai Mbara Arts Correspondent Minister of Sport, Arts and Recreation Kazembe Kazembe has promised to give a helping hand to the creative sector to ensure that artists have access to the global market. Speaking at a meeting last week with Arterial Network secretary general Tojo Yharimanana Rakotomalala and chairman Daves …

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Another Njagu film premieres successfully

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter Filmmaker Joe Njagu’s tragicomedy feature film, “Who is Tete B” successfully premiered at Ster Kinekor cinema at Sam Levy in Borrowdale last weekend. The film premiere saw renowned celebrities, actors and writers among them Tsitsi Dangarembga, Edmore Ndlovu, Vimbai Mukambi, Zolile Makeleni, Thomas Brickhill and …

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Mwale’s love for fashion, style

BY ANESU MUSHAWATU But an answer to this struggle has probably come to an end. Strictlychicme — a fashion and lifestyle blogger — has created a clothing line called Strictlychiczw aimed at easing the daily struggles that women face. Born Mutsawashe Mwale, the lifestyle blogger and entrepreneur is set to …

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Top artistes for debut Exclusive Brass Section show

BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE A brainchild of rising local saxophonist Joseph Chinouriri, this is the first ever event fronted by horn musicians. Dubbed Air Meets Metal, the event was conceived as way of celebrating the often overlooked saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba and horn players in Zimbabwe music circles. “We realised that …

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Food Nest Popularises Rhumba Nights

By Vongai Mbara Rhumba nights are becoming popular at Food Nest at Longcheng Plaza where Diamond Musica performs every Friday. It is now a month since the group found the new home and numbers to their shows have been steadily growing, serving rhumba fans that have been starved of live …

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Zimdancehall Singer Fined Over Lewd Lyrics

By Tendai Rupapa Zimdancehall artistes who have developed a knack for having sexually explicit lyrics will need to rethink before composing and releasing “dirty” songs. This comes after Tawanda Mumanyi (26), known as Seh Calaz, was yesterday fined $100 by a Harare magistrate for breaching the Censorship and Entertainment Control …

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Stop Child Marriages, Says First Lady

First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa said she is worried about soaring cases of child marriages in Mashonaland Central province and wants the practice to end. She said this while addressing parents at Chidembo High School on Thursday last week, where she had travelled to pay schools fees for Manyara Vore, whose …

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Mapfumo the ‘cow’

Robert Mukondiwa In his first official visit to what would eventually be Christened planet earth around 4,5 billion years ago, God came to earth for six days creating all we know today. On the seventh day He rested. He has never been known to have come back on an official …

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Entertainment galore at Castle Tankard

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter Thousands of people thronged Borrowdale Racecourse over the weekend for Africa’s oldest sponsored horse race – the Castle Tankard – where they were not only entertained by the horse race, but fashion and music also took centre stage. The show saw Zimdancehall star Winky D …

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