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Major Dam Levels Drop, Livestock in Distress

By Elita Chikwati Major dams’ water levels have declined to an average of 70 percent, as the condition of livestock in the southern parts of the country has started deteriorating due to high temperatures and the shortage of pastures. There has been a steady decline in dam levels as a …

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Mnangagwa to ’bless’ peace fete

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to address the inaugural edition of the Peace Starts with Me (Peace and Family) Festival scheduled for next Wednesday. He will deliver a congratulatory message at the fiesta where music superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi and mbira songbird Hope Masike will be among the rich line-up …

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Beauty queen back from global showcase

MISS Zimbabwe International Tania Tatenda Aaron has returned home from Tokyo, Japan, where she participated in the Miss International Beauty Pageant. She nearly made it to the top 15 but lost narrowly to the South African representative after going head to head for the 15th spot. BY LIFE & STYLE …

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Book launch opens door for young girl

HARARE mayor Herbert Gomba on Tuesday evening said five-year-old Tayambutswa Mufudza, who miraculously survived a fall from the sixth floor of Trafalgar Court in Harare three years ago, will be among beneficiaries of the 2018 Mayor’s Christmas Cheer Fund. BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO Gomba was speaking at the launch of a …

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Hope for sculptors as Avacarts goes online

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent Upon the realisation that stone sculpture trade has slowly been dying, Avac Arts, a newly-established virtual gallery has been making inroads in uniting artists to market their work on one platform. This could see stone sculpture once again becoming one of the most exported art forms. …

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Mixed bag for Zim book sector

Beaven Tapureta Bookshelf The closing days of October were hectic in the book sector, mixed with some enlightening events and other very sad moments. Having come from a successful launch of two cultural research documents at the Zimbabwe-Germany Society in Harare on October 19, we two days later proceeded to …

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Top comedians, actors combine forces

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent After realising that television opportunities are not heading their way despite having worked tirelessly for years, top stand-up comedians have joined hands with actors to create their a comedy series. Dubbed “Special Class”, the show was created by veteran comedian Doc Vikela through his company Doc …

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Time for ZIBF to take stock

ZIMBABWEAN festivals have degenerated into undesirable low points. Art, in the form of music, dance, film and literature, all seem to be undergoing a dark patch. The Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZBF) in particular has in recent years lost its glory. Blame has largely been apportioned to the economic woes …

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Set up one-stop shop for promoters

AWARD-WINING music promoter Tich Mharadze of 2 Kings Entertainment has called on the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) to set up a one-stop shop that would help with the integration of all promoters’ work for ease of doing business. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO Mharadze told NewsDay Life & Style yesterday …

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Ammara, Mr Eazi get new date

THE music show featuring local songbird Ammara Brown and Nigerian star Mr Eazi, which had to be temporarily shelved following the cholera outbreak that hit parts of the country last month, has now been rescheduled for November 30 at Glamis Arena in Harare. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO The concert — dubbed …

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