Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Harry and Meghan Drop Royal Duties And HRH Titles

PRINCE Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent the Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage, which will

Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah nominated for Hollywood award

By Paidashe Mandivengerei GENEVA based Zimbabwean author and international lawyer, Petina Gappah has been nominated for one of Hollywood’s largest awards, NAACP Image Awards which will be held on the 22nd of February this year. Gappah’s recently published book, ‘Out Of Darkness Shining Light’ will compete with four others in the Outstanding Literary Work –

Sazini Malaba Director Mthwakazi Queens-UK

Sazini Malaba, Zimbabwe’s Unsung Queen of Empowerment

By Staff Reporter UNITED Kingdom-based socialite and entrepreneur, Sazini Malaba is Zimbabwe’s unsung heroine who established Award winning Mthwakazi Queens UK. The organisation is a women’s community organisation that helps beneficiaries develop their self-worth, build resilience, self-economic empowerment and social stability for themselves, families and communities at large. Established in 2015, the organisation constitutes women

Frank Buyanga

Businessman Buyanga welcomes baby girl

By Staff Reporter PROMINENT businessman Frank Buyanga was blessed with a baby girl in the early hours of Tuesday and did not lose time in announcing the news on his Facebook. The African Medallion Group supremo welcomed his second child named Ariella Deborah and was showered with congratulatory messages by many followers and friends on

Sir Rod Stewart Charged Over Hotel ‘Punch’

BBC SIR Rod Stewart has been charged by police after allegedly punching a security guard at a hotel in Florida. A police report says the altercation occurred after the singer and his companions, including his son Sean, failed to gain access to a private event on New Year’s Eve. Sean allegedly pushed the security guard

Yvonne Chaka Chaka

South African musician Yvonne Chaka Chaka deported from Uganda

Africa News South African musician Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been deported from Uganda, where she was set to perform at a concert ushering in the new year, police confirmed on Tuesday. Chaka Chaka was set to perform at the Enkuka concert organised by the king of Buganda kingdom, which has been previously headlined by opposition

Winky D

Govt Dismisses Claims of Banning Winky D On Radio

By Leopold Munhende INFORMATION Ministry Permanent Secretary Nick Mangwana, has dismissed claims that government has banned the playing of popular Zim-Dancehall artiste, Winky D’s songs on all State controlled radio stations. Mangwana said the fake allegations were simple tricks meant to hype Winky D’s upcoming album, Njema. He said this while responding to allegations that his ministry

George Michael

George Michael’s sister found dead on third anniversary of his death

Channel24 George Michael’s sister, Melanie Panayiotou (55), was found dead at her home in Hampstead, London on the three-year anniversary of the singer’s death. Melanie was found by her older sister, Yioda, on Christmas Day, reports The Mirror. George was found dead at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, on Christmas Day in 2016. He was

Buyanga splashes R8 million on Lamborghini Avedantor

By Staff Reporter BUSINESS came to a standstill on Monday when flamboyant South Africa based Zimbabwean businessman, Frank Buyanga rolled in and parked his expensive Lamborghini Avedantor S by Café Nush in Harare’s Avondale Shopping Centre. The car landed in Harare recently and is worth about R7.48 million in neighbouring South Africa. Buyanga is currently

Prince Charles

Prince Charles responds to rumours of the queen’s retirement

Channel24 After the many ups and downs of the year royal commentators are calling 2019 the queen’s new “annus horribilis” after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s ongoing battle with the press and Prince Andrew’s sexual misconduct scandal. The rumour mill started swirling that Her Majesty will retire at 95 and Prince Charles will ascend

Nine Miss Tourism models injured in Vumba bus accident

By Staff Reporter Mutare – Nine contestants in this year`s Miss Tourism Zimbabwe finals were injured Wednesday evening when a bus they were travelling in to a Vumba lodge overturned at 13 km peg along Vumba-Mutare road. Manicaland police spokesperson, Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa confirmed the incident. He said there were 27 people aboard the bus

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn 2018 sex assault conviction

Reuters Bill Cosby lost his appeal to overturn his 2018 sexual assault conviction on Tuesday when a Pennsylvania appeals court rejected his lawyers’ argument that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial, a court filing showed. Dozens of women have accused Cosby, 82, who was once best known for a family-friendly brand

Zimbabwe sculpture artist bullish on growth of Chinese market

Xinhua Despite obtaining a motor mechanics diploma at a private college in Harare, Tendekai Tigere Tandi finds himself surviving on stone sculpting, something that he started as a hobby while in his pre-school age. Tandi is one of Zimbabwe’s self-taught, third-generation stone sculptors at Chitungwiza Arts Center, and he started commercial stone sculpting in 1998.

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg releasing lullaby album

Channel24 Snoop Dogg is set to release a lullaby album. The once hardcore rapper has joined forces with California-based company Rockabye Baby to release a collection of baby-friendly versions of his greatest hits. According to Fader, on this record Snoop Dogg, will rerecord songs like Gin and Juice, Beautiful, and Drop It Like It’s Hot