Events & Show-Biz

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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SA singers miss flight for Zim concert

SOUTH Africa-based gospel musicians Takesure Zamar Ncube and Mkhululi Bhebhe failed to fly into the country for fellow singer Temba “Tembalami” Tagwirei’s The Fight live DVD recording on Saturday at 7 Arts Theatre in Harare amid claims that they missed their flights. The duo was supposed to join a stellar line-up of performers that included Janet Manyowa, Mcdonald Chidavaenzi, Wellington ...

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Macheso fills up Chitungwiza Aquatic Complex

Oh, what a night! Sungura icon Alick Macheso on Friday settled matters with a sold-out gig and capped it with a stellar performance that left many in awe when he launched his 11th album, Dzinosvitsa Kure, at Chitungwiza Aquatic Complex. By Moses Mugugunyeki and Takemore Mazuruse Trends in the local arts industry indicated that Chitungwiza Aquatic Complex had become a ...

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Tuku and Mukanya were never enemies

US BASED Chimurenga guru Thomas Mapfumo, who is back in the country for the first time in 14 years, says there is no bad blood between him and superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi. During his short stint in the country, Mukanya has also commented and cleared the air on a number of issues and debates that have been raging during his ...

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Mafikizolo, Mi Casa, Dana lead Sama nominees

Legendary musician Robbie Malinga’s self-titled album has earned him a posthumous nomination for the 24th South African Music Awards (Samas). Malinga, a celebrated composer and musician, died on Christmas Day last year following a battle with pancreatic cancer. His album was nominated in the category of best Afro-pop album on Thursday night and he will go up against Mafikizolo, Zahara, ...

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Thomas Mapfumo arrives home after many years in exile

There was near stampede at the Robert Mugabe International Airport when Chimurenga music guru, Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo landed last night for a musical show scheduled to take place on the 28th of this month. Zimbabweans from all walks of life thronged the airport to catch a glimpse of the musical icon’s historic return after many years in exile in the ...

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