Intwasa festival dates set

By Mbekezeli Ncube DATES for the 14th edition of the annual Intwasa festival dates are out. The most anticipated Bulawayo arts festival will be held from the 24th to the 29th of September under the theme ‘Spring Fever’. About 40 activities are lined up this year. These include music, dance, poetry, theatre and comedy. According

Stephen Chifunyise

Chifunyise’s dying wish revealed

By Tendai Chekenyere LITERALLY icon and the late former bureaucrat Stephen Chifunyise had a wish to bring together leading female film directors to celebrate his life’s work, an actor has revealed. Award winning actress Eunice Tava said this at the memorial service for the late Chifunyise who died early this week and was accorded a

Davies Guzha

Theater guru Davies Guzha arrested

By Robert Tapfumaneyi LEGENDARY film director Davies Guzha and three of his colleagues were arrested Sunday morning by officers from Police Law and Order Section on allegations of screening a film that has not been approved the Censorship Board. Rooftop Promotions director Guzha and manager Peter Churu, the film’s producer Tendai Maduwa and film maker

‘Cook Off’ movie set for UK premiere

By UK Correspondent Award-winning local movie Cook Off continues on its upward trajectory as the blockbuster looks to explore the UK market with the UK premiere set for 27 July at the exclusive Mayfair Hotel in London, ahead of its much anticipated worldwide release in August. The making of the heart-warming romantic comedy, which was

Despite outgrowing their habitat poaching remains a danger to elephants and other wildlife in Zimbabwe

Gonarezhou film maker bemoans lack of funding for creative industry

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  AWARD winning Masvingo film director, Sydney Taivavashe has bemoaned lack of funding for the creative industry in Zimbabwe after encountering challenges in producing his new anti-poaching movie which is yet to premiere. The mind blowing film was produced in conjunction with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Managament Authority. Taivavashe told in an

Prince Charles

Prince Charles pays Royal visit to James Bond movie set

Channel24 Prince Charles just gave the latest Bond movie cast and crew a treat when he visited the set at Pinewood Studios near London. Filming for the 25th movie had a rocky start. Daniel Craig sustained an ankle injury while filming in Jamaica for which he had to receive minor surgery. Shortly after that, an

Peter Tangi

Vision 2030 Movement to shoot anti-sanctions documentary

By Leopold Munhende YOUTHS under the Vision 2030 Movement banner are working on a feature film that will document the effects of restrictive economic measures imposed on Zimbabwe by the United States of America and Europe in the early 2000s. Producers of the documentary told that they will be visiting some companies in the

Comedian Rolland Lunga aka Boss Kedha

Boss Kedha thrives on competition

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  LOCAL comedian and producer, Boss Kedha has welcomed the cutthroat competition in the arts industry arguing it helps improve quality. Over the years and with the advancement of technology, a number of content creators; memes, vines have joined the arts scene. Speaking on how he has managed to handle the stiff competition

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Comic Pastor mocks ‘failed’ band leader Bryn Mteki over dialogue involvement

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedian, Comic Pastor has ridiculed losing presidential candidate, Bryn Mteki’s involvement in the ongoing political parties’ dialogue process. Mteki, known for his music with a rich Zimbabwean flair and also a world acclaimed sculptor, surprised many when he pitched up last year to contest for president, losing dismally with an insignificant

Kimberly Jayde

Television star, Kimberly Jayde tackles mental health

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH AFRICAN based television personality and model, Kimberly Jayde Robinson is using her social media platforms to shed light on the topical issue of mental health. The Zimbabwean born award winning host took to her Instagram page to share an inspirational message on mental health and several tips on how to overcome

Award winning actress Danai Gurira is coming home for a local film on President Mnangagwa's political life

Mnangagwa set for small screen: Gurira, Whitaker to star

By Paidashe Mandivengerei UNITED States based Zimbabwean actress, Danai Gurira and American actor, Forest Whitaker are set to star in a documentary, ‘The Rise of ED’ which is inspired by freedom fighters that brought Zimbabwe it’s independence. Gurira and Whitaker will work together with local actors and will jet into the country for the shoot

Munya rubbishes nepotism claims in wife’s OPWZ employment

By Paidashe Mandivengerei POPULAR Zimbabwean actor, Munyaradzi Chidzonga has rubbished claims that his spouse, Adiona got her job as Our Perfect Wedding Zimbabwe presenter through corruption and nepotism. Adiona, a former Idols Africa star is the host on DSTV’s Zambezi Magic show which aired its debut season last Thursday. This comes after allegations that Adiona

Acie Lumumba

Lumumba exposed over Lumumba Files ‘theft’

By Paidashe Mandivengerei CONTROVERSIAL socialite and former Zanu PF youth empowerment activist, Acie Lumumba has been exposed for allegedly stealing the idea of his popular television show #TLF DRIVE (The Lumumba Files). This comes after Lumumba, real name William Mutumanje posted a lengthy appreciative message giving special mention to people who helped him when he

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby sues lawyers for charging him $1 million a month Bill Cosby may be blind, but he says he sees it clear as day that he was getting gouged by his legal counsel for millions and now he’s going after them to get his money back. According to documents obtained by The Blast, Bill Cosby filed a petition Friday afternoon to vacate an arbitration

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New reality show for Zimbabwe, Chidzonga to star

By Staff Reporter SOUTH African based digital television network MultiChoice has unveiled a fresh reality show specifically for Zimbabweans. Our Perfect Wedding Zimbabwe premieres on Dstv’s Zambezi Magic on Thursday night, as featuring former Idols Africa star Adiona Chidzonga. The much loved South African television show also has a Zambian version. Season one of the

British comedian Ian Cognito dies while on stage

CNN Veteran British comedian Ian Cognito died on stage Thursday evening during a stand-up performance. The comic, who was in his early 60s, fell ill during the performance at the Atic bar in the English town of Bicester, 14 miles north of Oxford. Paramedics were called to the venue just after 10 p.m. but Cognito