Events & Show-Biz

Tuku fit to travel, says doctor

LEGENDARY musician, Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, who last week reportedly suffered a heart attack which saw him miss the London Jazz Festival, is now recovering at his home in Norton. Speaking to Chronicle Showbiz yesterday, his manager Walter Wanyanya disputed reports that Tuku had suffered a heart attack saying it was his doctor who had requested him not to travel. “Tuku ...

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Zimbabweans paying 43% more for Netflix subscription – study

A study has found that Zimbabwean users pay 43% more for their Netflix subscription (on a cost per title basis) than US customers, Zim Techreview reported. This study by Comparitech is a follow up to our research published last week on Netflix’s war against VPNs. Based on over 5,000 tests the study highlights how effective 59 different VPNs are at unblocking 30 international Netflix ...

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Ginimbi’s ‘all-khaki party’

Businessman and socialite Genius “Ginimbi” Kadungure who spent the weekend in remand prison is now a subject of ridicule on social media. Famous for his expensive, flashy all-white parties meant for the “who is who”, this time around social media is suggesting he holds an “all-khaki party” in reference to the khaki prison garb. Several memes have been circulating with ...

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Panic as Mahendere snubs Korean ‘cult’ leader

There was panic in the Zimbabwean chapter of the Korean cult led by Hak Ja Han Moon over the weekend when gospel musician Michael Mahendere signalled that he will not be attending the much publicised peace festival penciled for the November 21 at National Sports Stadium.  The event which is organised by Family Federation and World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) ...

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Mnangagwa ally’s wedding in Asia ‘blesses’ Bulawayo

A QUIET wedding ceremony in India 37 years ago involving a young man of Asian origin and his Zimbabwean fiancée Parul Kothari has turned out to be a boon for the community of Bulawayo South in Zimbabwe. The groom, Raj Modi, who is now a successful businessman and politician, has earned the title “The Jewel of Bulawayo” from residents due ...

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Majaivana rejected Tuku

TO demonstrate how serious he was when he vowed never to sing again, self-exiled musician Lovemore “Majee” Majaivana rejected Oliver Mtukudzi’s plea for him to come back home for a few shows, and even went to the extent of turning down the fellow Zimbabwean music superstar’s offer for a collaboration. Majaivana has not stepped on a stage since he left ...

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TelOne launches Video on demand entertainment service

TelOne has launched a new video-on-demand video entertainment platform called DEOD, offering videos, music, concert tickets, and sports betting. The services include streaming services like Naspers’ Showmax currently run by MultiChoice, as well as Netflix. There are no extra data costs for subscribers who are already subscribed to the TelOne Broadband. Articles appeared first on Zim Techreview; …read more

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Zesa blacks out Soul Brothers show

THE much-anticipated Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo shutdown gig – Umcimbi Wabantu – largely anticipated to put the icing on a largely eventful arts jamboree, ended prematurely following a power cut that saw angry fans throwing missiles onto the stage. Power switched off in the middle of the show, which also served as Skyz Metro FM’s second anniversary celebrations, at the ...

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Miss Tourism Zimbabwe dates moved to September 22

Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) has been moved from September 8 to September 22 for their national finals to pave way for the Miss World Zimbabwe pageant, an official has said. The two pageants had been pencilled for the same day albeit in different cities. However, MTZ chairperson Sibusisiwe Dube-Muleya said they had moved theirs to September 22 to ensure greater ...

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Law student lands Miss Tourism Bulawayo crown

TWENTY-FOUR year-old law student with University of South Africa Anelisiwe Ndebele was on Saturday crowned Miss Tourism Bulawayo provincial winner after she shrugged off competition from a bevy of 22 models at Rainbow Hotel in Bulawayo. The pageant was the last round of the search for models who will contest in the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe national finals on September 8 ...

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