Culture

Lobola décor trends

Tafadzwa Zimoyo For years lobola payment gatherings have been a cacophony of anxiety, tension, drama, joy and, obviously, feasting. These days it is trendy for the groom and his companions to turn up donning African attire as it is not about the money only, but some fashion sense. In fact, …

Read More »

Zim fails to host African pageant

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO THE search for Africa’s cultural ambassador at the Zuri Africa-Global finals initially scheduled for Harare on November 1 has been moved to December 14 in Kenya after the organisers failed to secure the buy-in of government and other local stakeholders as the country battles an unprecedented economic …

Read More »

Mandipaza empowers local women

BY CHELSEA MUSAFARE UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Zimbabwean businesswoman Maureen Mbondiah-Mandipaza on Wednesday said it was important for women to shift their mindsets if they were to identify and effectively utilise business opportunities available in the country. Speaking at a Press conference in Harare, the Momentors Women in Business and Empowerment Forum …

Read More »

‘Young Igwe’ remembers dad

Godwin Muzari Arts and Lifestyle Editor Tongai “Dhewa” Moyo breathed his last on October 15, 2011 at St Anne’s Hospital in Harare, plunging the country into mourning. The trip from Harare to Sosombe — Dhewa’s final resting place — was eventful with people in towns and farms along the way …

Read More »

Musicians promise fireworks at gala

Nyore Madzianike Senior Arts Reporter ARTISTES performing at the Anti-Sanctions Gala to be held tonight at the National Sports Stadium in Harare are geared up for the event, with a number of musicians promising a lot of surprises for the day. Progress Chipfumo expressed much commitment to perform at the …

Read More »

Popular yesteryear radio DJ dies

Terrence Mapurisana Correspondent Former radio disc jockey, Caleb Thodhlana popularly known as Mr CT, has died. He was 60. According to his younger brother, veteran journalist Barnabas Thodhlana, Mr CT collapsed and died on Monday in South Africa due to high blood pressure complications. The former presenter worked for ZBC’s …

Read More »

Burna Boy makes SA U-turn

Despite Burna Boy’s tweet two months ago where he stated he would never set foot back in South Africa, the Nigerian superstar will headline the Africans Unite concert in Mzansi. The concert was announced this week and will include performances from Kwesta, Jidenna, Busiswa and many more. Last month following …

Read More »

More acts for Anti-Sanctions Gala

Nyore Madzianike Senior Arts Reporter MORE acts have been added to the list of performers at tomorrow’s Anti-Sanctions Gala slated for the National Sports Stadium in Harare. The gala will see artistes drawn from all the country’s 10 provinces taking to the stage from 6pm until the following morning to …

Read More »

App makes partying easy

Senior Arts Reporter South Africa-based Zimbabwean information technology guru Tawanda Hove has developed a new application and website called “Clubz365.com” that facilitates interraction between tourists, club patrons and club owners to promote tourism and flow of entertainment activities. The application will also serve as an advertising and marketing platform for …

Read More »

Seke Mutema pens play for St John’s students

Rebecca Kabaya Arts Reporter Playwright Tsungai Noel Murerwa, popularly known as Seke Mutema, has come up with vibrant play titled “Harsh Realities” for students at St John’s High School Chikwaka. The play was directed by one of the school’s teachers and was staged at their arts centre. In an interview, …

Read More »

This function has been disabled for Zimbabwe Today.