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International gigs for NAMA winners

Arts Correspondent National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) are the pinnacle of Zimbabwean awards for the creative and cultural sector, as not much has been done in various arts genres to come up with sector-specific awards due to funding constraints. But since 2014, the NAMAs have somewhat lost the prestige they …

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Mbeu eyes international market

Kundai Marunya Arts Correspondent After successfully building a brand that has seen him perform at many big stages this year, fast-rising afro-fusion musician Ashton “Mbeu” Nyahora has set his sights on the international market. The musician wrapped up 2019 with an explosive collaboration featuring American reggae star Rasun, in the …

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Unpacking the secret in dried fruits

Kundai Marunya, Lifestyle Writer A bowl lay on the table. Its contents are not the usual breakfast cereal by a highly nutritious combination of warm milk and dried fruits; a growing trend with foodies. One spoon scoop gives one an explosion of taste and flavour. An enriching sensation that does …

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Stand-out trends of 2019 . . . hello 2020

Tafadzwa Zimoyo Well, every year starts with a bang and 2020 has been no different, with many people looking forward to the brand new year. It may look as if it is too early to judge and start talking of 2020 lifestyle trends that bug the boat, but it is …

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What will we be wearing in 2020?

For both men and women, from heritage crafts to bold colour blocking, here are some inspiring looks for the year ahead, picked by Bel Jacobs. Another season swings into gear, unveiling the new looks, but while craft and imagination continue, the world around fashion is changing. As global populations wake …

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Separating adults from kids

A long pull for all who made it into 2020. It is thirsty business indeed to wrap up one year and start a new one. What will all the effort to stay up until midnight. That is why so many people feel obliged to drink themselves senseless. Thus almost all …

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Duck, crocodile, rabbit meat gain popularity

Kundai Marunya A bite of exploding flavours rich enough to massage one’s taste buds. A chew that gives a fishy taste that without being informed one would think they are eating some type of fish. Whether flame grilled or roasted, crocodile meat is a tasty treat, something that has in …

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Munodawafa speaks on Coca-cola Top 50 win

VISUALLY-IMPAIRED gospel musician John Munodawafa, who scooped the top prize with his track Tenda in the highly popular Radio Zimbabwe Coca Cola Top 50 charts on New Year’s eve has described his music journey in 2019 as tough. By Precious Chida The musician walked away with US$1 500 after clinching …

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Iyasa member ties the knot

INKULULEKO Yabatsha School of Arts (Iyasa) member Portia Sibanda on Sunday tied the knot with Gabriel Madume during a colourful ceremony held at Lakeside Events in Bulawayo. BY DARLINGTON MWASHITA Sibanda referred NewsDay Life & Style to her boss, Nkululeko Dube, when contacted for comment as she said she was …

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