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Local Movie Mirrors Pakistan Events

A new movie titled “Lord of Kush” inspired by a tragic incident that took place in Pakistan years ago is on cards and is expected to première sometime in June. The 94-minute feature movie stars South African actress Thandile Sotomela as Dr Nthobo in Skeem Sami, Zambian actress Nancy Handabile, …

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Tuku – God Took Back His Extraordinary Gift

By Beaven Tapureta Legendary musician Dr Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, who died on January 23, 2019 in Harare and was declared national hero, will be remembered foremost as a great African cultural leader and artist whose songs were but well-composed poems with powerful messages seeping out of thoughtful metaphor. One whose …

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Play revisits Cyclone Idai tragedy

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO THE Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) Theatre Productions has revisited the tragedy brought by Cyclone Idai, which devastated mainly parts of Manicaland province, in a new play titled Idai: Till Death Do Us Apart. The play is set to premiere in May at Charles Austin Theatre in Masvingo. …

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Local musicians in Kenya breakthrough

Three top gospel musicians —Minister Michael Mahendere, Worshipper “Larry” Lawrence Gunda and Tembalami Tagwirei — have been nominated in three categories at the upcoming Maranatha Global Worship Awards slated for May 12 in Kenya. The awards are designed to acknowledge authentic biblical worship music and to honour exceptional individuals from …

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Local movie mirrors Pakistan events

A new movie titled “Lord of Kush” inspired by a tragic incident that took place in Pakistan years ago is on cards and is expected to première sometime in June. The 94-minute feature movie stars South African actress Thandile Sotomela as Dr Nthobo in Skeem Sami, Zambian actress Nancy Handabile, …

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God took back his extraordinary gift

Legendary musician Dr Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, who died on January 23, 2019 in Harare and was declared national hero, will be remembered foremost as a great African cultural leader and artist whose songs were but well-composed poems with powerful messages seeping out of thoughtful metaphor. One whose trademark throaty, melodious …

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Oprah Winfrey inspires local talk show

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO TOP image consultant Fungai Mtisi yesterday said the decision to launch her own television talk show, Own Your Image, was inspired by United States media executive, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey, adding she would deal with controversial subjects that society often swept under …

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Play revisits Cyclone Idai tragedy

THE Great Zimbabwe University (GZU) Theatre Productions has revisited the tragedy brought by Cyclone Idai, which devastated mainly parts of Chimanimani in Manicaland province, in a new play titled: Idai: Till Death Do Us Apart. The play is set to premiere in May at Charles Austin Theatre in Masvingo. Idai: …

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Mesi roped into anti-drug campaign

SUNGURA musician Paradzai Mesi is part of an initiative by a local organisation, Zimbabwe Network for Economic and Social Transformation (Zinest) to help fight the scourge of drug abuse, especially among young people in high-density suburbs, NewsDay Life & Style has established. Mesi, who makes a return to Harare with …

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Easter Xplosion for Byo

BULAWAYO is set to experience a free music fiesta dubbed Easter Xplosion on Saturday at Trenance, which is meant to bring together rhumba music lovers. Show promoter Ngazimbi Gwizi, who is originally from Silobela in Midlands, is a South Africa-based businessman. The show will see celebrated rhumba ace Martin and …

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