Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

SAocialite Genius Kadungure and Cape Mint general managerHoward Steenkamp

Kadungure honoured with gold in SA

By Mary Taruvinga FLAMBOYANT businessman and socialite, Genius Kadungure was Thursday honoured by a South African company which is in the business of coin collecting and manufacturing, Cape Mint which is currently celebrating entrepreneurs doing well across the continent. Kadungure was gifted with a gold plaque engraved with his image. Cape Mint says such gifts are meant

Andile Gumbi

Former Isibaya star Andile Gumbi has died

TimesLive A week after suffering a cardiac arrest in Israel, former The Lion King and Isibaya actor Andile Gumbi has died, Mzansi Magic confirmed to TshisaLIVE on Friday. “On behalf of Mrs Gumbi and family, it is with profound sadness that we share the news that our beloved Andile passed away this morning. Andile received

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj gets married to ex-convict celebrity hubby Nicki Minaj appears to have confirmed that she and Kenneth Petty got married. The pair’s relationship has come under much scrutiny and more so the news of their marriage. The rapper recently shared a short video of bride and groom baseball caps and Mr and Mrs mugs on her Instagram account. The couple obtained

Theatre in The Park producer director Daves Guzha

Theatre in The Park hosts biggest pan-African Women, Wine and Words Festival

By Robert Tapfumaneyi Rooftops Theatre in The Park is set to host a three-day pan-African Women, Wine and Words Festival, which will see artistes from 51 African countries taking part. The festival will run from 24th – 26th October 2019. Activities will include live performances, talk shows, workshops; fashion shows, children’s games, exhibition and readings

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga, fan fall off stage during live performance

BBC Lady Gaga fell head over heels off into the audience during the latest date of her Las Vegas residency. The star had invited a fan called Jack to join her on stage and jumped into his arms – but he lost his footing and the pair plummeted to the floor. “We legitimately thought she

Mutare filmmaker shines at Iran film festival

By Showbiz Reporter MUTARE filmmaker, Igi Matope`s movie, Goodman has once again excelled at the just ended 12th International Moving Film Festival held in Middle East Iran. The movie was selected as one of the semi-finalists among 3046 submissions from 120 countries. An elated Matope confirmed the development, saying it is clear evidence that the

Singer Pauline Gundidza

‘Music with vulgar gets more airplay at radio stations’

By Robert Tapfumaneyi LOCAL female artist Pauline Gundidza said vulgar artists and their dirty lyrics are surprisingly getting better airplay on radio than their conservative counterparts. In an interview with, Gundidza said some of the songs being played actually violate the rights of women and children. “Some of the music you play is very

South African Afro-Pop group Mafikizolo

Mafikizolo want to play in Vic Falls

By Matabeleland North Correspondent SOUTH African afro-pop band Mafikizolo are desperate to play in the resort town of Victoria Falls. The duo of Theo Kgosinkwe and Nhlanhla Nciza were in Victoria Falls and Hwange over the weekend where they performed at the Makoma Resources@9 musical gala held on Friday night. It was the duo’s first time in


Beyoncé’s dad reveals he’s been battling breast cancer

Channel24 Beyoncé’s dad, Mathew Knowles, just got candid about his health. During an exclusive interview with Good Morning America, which will air on Wednesday, the 67-year-old revealed that he’s got breast cancer, PEOPLE reports. In a clip released by the show on Twitter, the father-of-four can be seen telling host Michael Strahan about his cancer

Babes Wodumo

Babes Wodumo struck off performers’ list over xenophobic comments

By Matabeleland North Correspondent Organisers of the annual Mapopoma Festival scheduled for December in Victoria Falls have been forced to scrap off controversial South Africa singer and dancer Babes Wodumo from the line-up following security threats on her after her recent xenophobia tweets. Last week, the queen of Gqom music allegedly posted on her @BABESWODUMO___