Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

UK: Zim-born Regé-Jean Page says playing Diablo and JRPGs made him an actor

By In the weeks before filming Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, Wizards of the Coast copywriter Sarra Scherb gathered stars Regé-Jean Page, Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Sophia Lillis, and Justice Smith and directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein around a table for a special D&D one-shot about a party being chased across a bottomless

Scandal!’s ‘Dr Nyasha Mugari’ arrested for beating wife

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWEAN actor Jerome Galiao has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife, Nerissa Mema. Galiao popularly known for his role as Dr Nyasha Mugari in eTV’s soapie Scandal! was taken into custody at Linden Police Station in Randburg, Monday night. He made a court appearance Tuesday facing charges of domestic violence. A

Suspects in AKA’s shooting arrested in Cape Town

IOL Durban – At Least three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of rapper Kiernan Forbes, known as AKA. Police made the breakthrough on Sunday after monitoring the suspects during the course of the week. According to a source close to the investigation into the rapper’s killing, the suspects were arrested in

HONEY TV welcomes Chef Bernadette Mutangara on My Zim Plate

By Zimbabwe is on the menu in HONEY TV’s beloved “My Plate” food series, featuring singer and foodie Bernadette Mutangara as the host of brand-new My Zim Plate. The latest instalment of the series that has introduced viewers to show hosts Winifred Nwania from My Naija Plate, Chep Chikoni from My Kenyan Plate and

INTERVIEW: Zim-born Matthew Dix head of documentary at Canada-based Wallop Film

Wallop Film’s head of documentary on growing up in Zimbabwe, the cross-pollination of documentary work in the commercial space, and why this is an area the agency is pursuing, writes LBB’s Josh Neufeldt By Born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe, Matthew Dix has over 10 years in the film industry, and has worked at

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Zimbabwe Achievers Awards extend partnership with WorldRemit

By Staff Reporter WorldRemit, a leading online international money transfer company has been confirmed as the platinum partner for the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) UK edition set for April at The Leonardo City Hotel in London. The Zimbabwe Achievers Awards ceremony seeks to recognise Zimbabweans based in the diaspora for outstanding and notable achievements. Among

Buffalo Souljah opens up on Lil Wayne beef

By SA Hip Hop Mag JOHANNESBURG – Buffalo Souljah has managed to sustain his relevance in the music industry even though he faced some mishaps along the way. The South Africa-based Zimbabwean reggae artist has had his fair share of controversial moments in his music career. From beefing with Burna Boy to having a squabble

CANADA: Munya Mataruse tells his Zimbabwe-to-Yellowknife story at NACC

By YELLOWKNIFE – Musician Munya Mataruse will take to the stage at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC) on Saturday to share songs and the story of his journey from Zimbabwe to Yellowknife. Mataruse grew up in a fishing town about 40 kilometres west of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, and has been living in

Cops called to Rihanna’s home after man shows up to propose

Page Six Cops were reportedly called to Rihanna’s home after a man tried to sneak onto the singer’s property to ask for her hand in marriage. A spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to Page Six on Thursday that the man was arrested at her Beverly Hills address around 12:30 p.m for trespassing.

Spotify goes on amapiano tour in South Africa

By Music Africa Organised in partnership with South African Tourism, the tour, designed around some of Spotify’s most popular amapiano playlists, sought to highlight South African and amapiano culture to content creators from Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and South Africa. The tour also aimed to impress on the guests the power of collaborations and how streaming

UK: Zimbabwe hangs out with South Africa for day party family show

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWEAN musical flavour is set to be infused with South African, as artistes from the two countries are billed to perform at the highly anticipated ‘day party family show’ in United Kingdom, Sunday. Set for Wolverhampton the family show will bring together the best of Zimbabwe and South Africa. Zimdancehall sensation Tocky Vibes, Nox Guni, Jah Master

US: Zweli’s Kitchen to open Ekhaya restaurant; menu a love letter to Zimbabwean dishes

By UNITED STATES: Zweli and Leonardo Williams have exciting new ventures on the horizon. Long-anticipated restaurant Ekhaya—or “Home” in the Ndebele and Zulu languages—is slated to open next week at American Tobacco Campus, with a small-plate menu that acts as a love letter to the dishes Chef Zweli grew up with in Zimbabwe. The

‘John Wick’ stars honour late co-star Lance Reddick

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES: Keanu Reeves and Laurence Fishburne were among the “John Wick: Chapter 4” stars honoring Lance Reddick, their co-star who died unexpectedly last week, at the film’s Los Angeles premiere. “We lost our brother, and in a really sort of very shocking way. I think we’re all still in shock. “Life is,” the

Farm to Feast: Zim-born Mandipa eyes top spot in new series of BBC food show

By Belfast Live UK: Two amateur cooks are set to give some fabulous food produced in Northern Ireland a tasty international twist, inspired by their own home countries. Belfast-based Shubham Baviskar, who is from India and Mandipa ‘Mandi’ Dhliwayo, originally from Zimbabwe will battle it out for the top spot on series two of the BBC

Bruce Willis’s wife speaks of her grief at his dementia on his 68th birthday

By Helen Bushby I BBC Emma Heming Willis, the wife of actor Bruce Willis, has spoken about the “grief and sadness” she feels over her husband’s dementia, as they celebrated his 68th birthday. “I have started the morning by crying, as you can see by my swollen eyes,” she said in an Instagram video. “It’s important

Celebrated Zim author Tsitsi Dangarembga scoops Norwegian Freedom of Expression Award

By Staff Reporter WORLD-RENOWNED Zimbabwean author and filmmaker, Tsitsi Dangarembga has added another feather to her cap after she was recently awarded the Norwegian Publishers’ Association 2023 Freedom of Expression Award. An outspoken critic of the Zimbabwean government, Dangarembga was arrested on July 31, 2020, for waving placards denouncing corruption by senior government officials. She

Mozambicans march to honour protest rapper after his death

By Associated Press MAPUTO: Mozambicans are planning marches across the country to honor Azagaia, a popular protest rapper and fierce government critic, who died last week. Memorial marches are planned in every major city on Saturday for the musician who died after an epileptic seizure at the age of 38. The nationwide demonstrations follow Azagaia’s

Award-winning South African jazz singer Gloria Bosman dies

By Associated Press JOHANNESBURG: Smooth-voiced South African jazz musician Gloria Bosman has been lauded for her contribution to the country’s music industry in a career spanning more than two decades. Bosman died on Tuesday following a short illness, her family announced. “After a short illness, she transcended peacefully at her home, surrounded by family,” the