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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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Curtain comes down on Hifa

Although it started on a low note with an opening show that was below expectations, the Harare International Festival of the Arts (Hifa) brought life to Harare Gardens and its surrounding venues with arts festivities for six days. The festival, which started on Tuesday, closed last night after presenting various …

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Comedian Mudhara Bhonzo dies

Comedian Lawrence Simbarashe, popularly known as Mudhara Bonzo, has died. Simbarashe passed away on Saturday evening at Chitungwiza Central Hospital after a battle with diabetes. He was well-known for comic series “Bhonzo Nechikwata” that is popular as “Timmy naBhonzo” in which he co-starred with Timothy Tapfumaneyi who played Timmy. Tapfumaneyi …

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Can Andy Grab His Opportunity?

By Godwin Muzari Andy Muridzo launches his fourth album “Munondo” tonight at Club 1+1 at Longcheng Plaza. It is a time that his fans have been waiting for. Muridzo has the potential of becoming next big star on the local music scene and his new album will determine his next …

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Winky D Headlines Hifa Tonight

By Vongai Mbara Award-winning dancehall musician, Winky D will tonight perform at the Harare International Festival of the Arts at the ZOL main stage between 10-11pm. Winky D is no stranger to Hifa as he has been known to deliver polished performances at the annual festival. The show promises to …

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A pretty place in hell

Robert Mukondiwa Any mention of the name Caledonia and you are most likely not to get anything good as a response from whoever hearkens your voice. Caledonia and what it conjures in the mind is something like a district of hell, right between Hades province, and Purgatory constituency. A dismal …

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Cresta Churchill’s $700 000 new look

Regional hospitality group Cresta Hotels has re-launched its Cresta Churchill hotel in Bulawayo after completing a $700 000 refurbishment that was focused principally on its accommodation offering, but also linked to upgrading of a range services and facilities. Speaking at a gala re-launch function at the hotel, Cresta country director …

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Harare’s Taj offers fine dining Indian-style

Robert Mukondiwa Whenever I have dined at Harare’s Taj restaurant, I have been impressed by three very important aspects of their operation: the welcome, the cuisine and the effort to create a fine dining venue for their customers. The first time I enjoyed a meal at The Taj, the restaurant …

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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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Misa Zimbabwe Statement On Potraz and Baz Merger

MISA Zimbabwe welcomes reports that the government has approved the merging of the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) and the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ). This announcement was made by the Permanent Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services George Charamba. He was speaking after an inspection …

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