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Comedienne hits nail on the head on video

Arts and Lifestyle Editor When most people heard the song “Panganayi” from Panganai Hare, they had different perceptions about its message, but comedienne Madam Boss has nailed home a touching message of female abuse through the video of the track. In outstanding screen appearance, Madam Boss (born Tyra Chikocho) stars …

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Selmor to perform at Tuku concert

Nyore Madzianike Senior Arts Reporter SELMOR Mtukudzi has been included on the list of musicians to perform at the Tuku Memorial Concert and Birthday Celebrations slated for September 27 at Glamis Arena in Harare, organisers of the event have said. Partson Chimboza of Chipaz Promotions, who are behind the concert, …

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Danai Gurira play comes to Harare tomorrow

Rebecca Kabaya Arts Reporter Almasi Collaborative Arts will present a stage reading of United States-based actress, Danai Gurira’s play “Familiar”, tomorrow evening at Old Mutual Theatre, Alliance Francaise. Directed by Tafadzwa Bob Mutumbi, the staged reading will feature Jesesi Mungoshi, Munyaradzi Guramatunhu, Kevin Hanssen, Felex Mafumhe Mutasa, Chiedza Rwodzi, Marian …

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Pauline reflects on tribulations of female singers

Godwin Muzari Arts and Lifestyle Editor Issues of abuse and neglect of female musicians have been sensitive for a long time and seem to irk songstresses. To some critics, the issues have been overplayed and tend to portray a crybaby mentality, but such judgments can be suicidal in the realm …

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Baba Harare seeks sponsorship

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA JIT musician Baba Harare’s manager Filda Muchabaiwa said they were seeking sponsorship because the cost of hiring equipment and transport for shows had become a hindrance to the growth of the brand. Muchabaiwa told NewsDay Life & Style that despite the equipment challenge, they were currently working …

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Neo-colonialism bane to writing culture

BETWEEN THE LINES: Beniah Munengwa While books remain an oasis of knowledge, it appears only a few can still drink from them. Not only does this argument account for books alone, but it encroaches into other literary lanes accompanying all things paper; magazines, newspapers and even tablet journalism-oriented products. One …

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Peters off to Miss University Africa

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO AFTER surrendering her Miss Tourism Zimbabwe Harare Metropolitan (2018) title to Hillary Mandibaya a few weeks ago, model Panashe Kimberley Peters is set to represent the country at the prestigious annual Miss University Africa beauty pageant in Nigeria in November. First held in 2010, Miss University Africa …

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We are sorry: Chillspot

BY CHELSEA MUSAFARE CELEBRATED dancehall and reggae recording company, Chillspot, has apologised for a video clip which went viral on social media last week, showing a young boy chanting dirty lyrics. The management admitted that the video was inappropriate. “We have noted with concern the video that has gone viral …

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Defiant Gonyeti strikes again

BY PRECIOUS CHIDA TOP comedienne Samantha “Gonyeti” Kureya of Bustop TV fame yesterday said nothing was going to stop her from producing more hilarious and satirical skits despite her recent abduction by suspected State security agents. The jester told NewsDay Life & Style yesterday following last week’s release of a …

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Celebrating Mugabe through art

Talent Gore Arts Correspondent Following the death of former President Robert Mugabe on September 6, many artistes have come up with works that celebrate his life. Fine artists have joined in celebrating the life of the founding father with unique portraits and sculptors. Mazowe artisanal miner Felix Agushito (43) has …

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