Events & Show-Biz

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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Lady storm, hubby split

DANCING sensation, Lady Storm – real name Lyn Magodo – has parted ways with her husband of less than two years Tinarwo “Mukanya” Gotora amid revelations that she lied about the paternity of their four-month-old daughter. The 24-year-old, who told H-Metro early this year that she never cheated on her spouse, is said to have moved in with her South ...

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Outcry over Jah Prayzah’s $7 000 pay-out

Controversy has erupted over an order by the Labour and Social Welfare ministry for the National Social Security Authority (Nssa) to pay $66 000 towards government’s disability event which took place on March 26, in Caledonia, Harare. Interestingly Mukudzeyi Mukombe aka Jah Prayzah was paid $7 000 for a performance, Emmanuel Manyika who was the director of ceremonies was paid ...

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Olinda, Tytan hunt for house in SA

Lovebirds Tytan Skhokho, real name Njabulo Nkomo and Olinda Chapel have revealed plans to establish a home in the affluent area of Sandton, in South Africa. The couple who have been living a highly publicised love life had a traditional wedding in the United Kingdom and are yet to have a “white wedding”, which will also take place in the ...

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VICE President Kembo Mohadi is this Friday expected to attend a fundraising dinner

VICE President Kembo Mohadi is this Friday expected to attend a fundraising dinner being organised by the business community in Bulawayo. The dinner which is also meant to celebrate his appointment as VP, will be held at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) grounds. VP Mohadi who will take the opportunity to interact with the business community, will lead the ...

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Fans snap up Mapfumo tickets

MANY have predicted that the much-awaited Thomas Mapfumo concert in Zimbabwe will be one of the biggest shows in the country this year and it may just come to pass as tickets to the event are selling like hot cakes. The 72-year-old Mapfumo, who relocated to the United States in self-imposed exile years back, has been living in Oregon for ...

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Jah Prayzah ‘dethrones’ Macheso

Jah Prayzah has literally “dethroned” sungura kingpin Alick Macheso as the new brand ambassador of Nash Paints, a development which confirms the Jerusarema hit maker’s growing fame. Of late, Nash Paints – one of fastest growing local paint companies in the country – has been using Jah Prayzah as the new face of its campaigns, fuelling reports the company is ...

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