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American rapper in town

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Senior Arts Reporter United States dancer-cum musician Gshytt affectionately known as ‘G’ is in the country for a week ahead of his African projects courtesy of African Fire Media. Gshytt who is not new to Zimbabwe arrived in Harare yesterday, his second visit to the country in less …

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Tuku pays tribute to Madikizela-Mandela

BY SHARON SIBINDI The all-black concert celebrated the late Madikizela-Mandela’s life through dance, poetry and storytelling. At the concert, Tuku shared the stage with South African artistes such as Sibongile Khumalo, Rebecca Malope, Thami Mdluli, the Soweto String Quartet, Zahara, Mzwakhe Mbuli, Tshwane Gospel Choir and Kunle from Nigeria. The …

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Full Metal Jacket actor R Lee Ermey dies

Reports say actor R Lee Ermey, known for his role as foul-mouthed Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in Vietnam War film Full Metal Jacket, has died. He was 74. The former US Marine turned award-winning actor played a host of military men during his career. Ermey’s manager, posting to the actor’s Twitter …

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Power FM knocks on universities

ZBC’s Power FM yesterday hosted its inaugural campus invasion in Bulawayo for the Zimbabwe University Student Association Games. The invasion at Milton High School was held in partnership with the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) and Population Services International (PSI). The campus invasion is the station’s live broadcast …

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Jah Prayzah, Sulu reunite

By Sindiso Dube/Kennedy Nyavaya Not only did the event seal the two’s friendship, it was a display of a brotherhood poised to take over the music industry. But almost as unexpected as Sulu’s ex-wife, Marigold Mutemasango, disrupted proceedings at the event, the music duo’s union appeared to be crushed. Jah …

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Young author urges unity in economy building

Beaven Tapureta Arts Correspondent The book “Beyond Politics” (2018) by Charlene Vuta is admittedly nonfiction but like any other genuine nonfiction or research work, it has its individual imagination relevant to present day Zimbabwe. The title itself sets the tone of what exactly readers can expect to find in the …

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Local film for US festival

Yeukai Karengezeka Arts Correspondent Local star-studded movie, “Cook Off” will make its way to the upcoming Seattle International Film Festival to be held in United States of America in June. The movie that premiered in December last year has been doing well on the screen. In an interview, film producer …

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Jah Prayzah, Sulu Reunite

By Sindiso Dube and Kennedy Nyavaya When Dendera music heir Sulumani Chimbetu tied the knot in 2016, multi-award-winning music star Jah Prayzah was the best man at the star-studded wedding that caught the attention of many across the length and breadth of the country. Not only did the event seal …

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Davido Will Show Up This Time – Ginimbi

By Sindiso Dube Businessman Genius Kadungure, popularly known in social circles as Ginimbi, has assured fans of Davido that this time around the Nigerian superstar will make it for the show scheduled for the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) on April 21. Davido last year failed to turn up for …

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Three cheers as Elvas Mari leaves National Arts Council

Plot Mhako There have been mixed reactions within the arts sector with some mourning Elvis Mari’s departure while some were in a celebratory mood. I happen to be found amongst the latter group as I feel the need for new, creative, artistic, innovative and more informed young blood was long …

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