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A soccer player without legs

Mirirai NsingoNot even disability can stop him from following his passion. With no legs, he competes with other boys of his age in social soccer matches. They all fight to have him in their team. Just like his name, Special Mupedzapasi, is indeed a special boy who has not let …

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Children’s home with a difference

Leroy DzengaMany shelters and children’s home have a dormitory structure, a system which has since been questioned by child psychologists across the world. Writers on child care have long criticised crowded dwellings, arguing that they have a negative effect on the children’s physical and mental health. Dr Petra Roberts, whose …

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When academic excellence becomes a lifestyle

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Lifestyle WriterA good lifestyle is often associated with flashy cars, expensive apparel and a daily dosage of grandeur right across. Rarely do people often associate academic excellence with fine living. Yet academic excellence now competes for attention in the good lifestyle basket as society seeks to achieve …

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PPC, NGZ awards competition on cards

PREPARATIONS for the Pretoria Portland Cement’s PPC Imaginarium Awards, to be held in partnership with National Gallery of Zimbabwe (NGZ) in Bulawayo are at an advanced stage, amid indications that there will be a workshop from January 22 to 23. BY SHARON SIBINDI Similar workshops will also be held in …

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Sandy reflects on music journey

SONGSTRESS Sandra ‘Sandy’ Ndebele will in March launch a new album whose theme is in line with celebrating her successes as an artiste of note over the last 15 years. BY NKULULEKO SIBANDA Ndebele is the reigning holder of the Song of the Year Award at the recently-held Skies Metro …

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Tuku battling ill-health

MUSIC superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi is under the weather, with an alleged heart problem that has kept him off the stage for some time, NewsDay Life &Style has learnt. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi The Tozeza Baba hitmaker did not stage any local or international shows during the festive …

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2019 Nama, Newbies Chance to Outshine Big Horses?

By Lemuel Chekai With the 2019 National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA), around the corner, the golden question that remains is whether the adjudicators will once again honour names ahead of talent as per last year’s scenario. Despite being the most played song for the better half if not the whole …

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Super league of local books

Beaven Tapureta BookshelfIn the Bookshelf, there are about 25 books of different volumes and genres published last year, some reviewed and others yet to be ‘examined’, but interestingly, there is no senior writer’s name on the list. Though the list is not as exhaustive as to be a basis for …

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Chitungwiza Harmony Singers scout for new talent

Kundai Marunya Arts CorrespondentAward-wining choral group Chitungwiza Harmony Singers is going on a talent search drive that will see it signing 30 new singers. This is in a bid to increase membership from the existing 70 members to a hundred. The group will hold auditions for the open spots at …

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