By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMBABWE’S multi-award winning novelist and filmmaker, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Wednesday scooped the PEN Award for Freedom of Expression. She was conferred with the award at the 26th online edition of the ongoing Winternachten International Literature Festival in The Hague, the Netherlands. While the award celebrates her work as an author it also recognises
By Bulawayo Correspondent RECENTLY retired police officer-cum-author, Saul Utete has published his second book, “Whispers of the Mind”, The 52-page poetry novel is his second book after his debut book, Reading printout. “I am glad to add another book to the public, after the previous Reading printout from the invisible received overwhelming support from the
Daily Maverick By making art from recyclable materials – other people’s rubbish – Moffat Takadiwa is commenting on environmentalism and inequality. He is also sending the garbage back to the West through his practice: ‘As they continue dumping in Africa, I return it,’ he says. From one of Zimbabwe’s oldest, most overpopulated slums, Mbare township
By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMBABWEAN born award winning film director, Sunu Gonera’s movie, ‘Riding with Sugar’ has made its debut on Netflix. Riding with sugar tells the story of a young Zimbabwean refugee, Joshua played by Charles Mcene who wants to better his life by becoming a BMX biking professional, but this dream is shattered when
IOL IT appears that things are getting serious between “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah and “Charlie’s Angels” actress and model Minka Kelly. The two are reportedly looking for a house together. On the latest episode of “The Wendy Williams Show”, the talk show host reported that Noah and Kelly were dating and were recently
MailOnLine A Pennsylvania house that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant grew up in was sold on Friday, with one of the hoops that the athlete would practice on still attached to the home. According to a report published Tuesday by TMZ Sports, the 5-bedroom, 3 1/2-bathroom house was occupied by the Bryant family during
By Staff Reporter YOUTH, Sports, Arts and Recreation Deputy Minister Tinoda Machakaire has partnered with Nyaradzo Funeral Service Chief Executive Officer Philip Mataranyika to foot all funeral expenses for late popular comedian Lazarus Boora, widely known as Gringo. The comedian succumbed to stomach cancer on Monday at Westview Clinic in Zimre Park, Harare on Monday.
By Staff Reporter POPULAR veteran comedian Lazarus Boora popularly known as Gringo has died. He was 47. Gringo, who was admitted at a private medical centre, Westview Hospital in Zimre Park, Harare, died Monday morning. He was battling intestine obstruction, discomfort in sitting, backache coupled by hearing and talking difficulties. A father of seven, Gringo
Mailonline James Bond legend Sir Sean Connery has died in his sleep aged 90 following a long illness, his family announced. Tributes have been pouring in for the Oscar-winning actor who passed away in the Bahamas and leaves behind his wife Micheline and sons Jason and Stefan. Jason told the BBC his father had been
By Munashe Makuwe ZIMBABWE’S arts industry has been plunged into yet another sad moment following the death on diversified Bulawayo cultural group Iyasa’s founding members, Sibonisiwe Sithole. Sithole died this Thursday morning at United Bulawayo Hospitals after a short illness. Iyasa director Nkululeko Dube confirmed the news. Sithole was one of Iyasa’s longest serving members
Reuters ACTION star Arnold Schwarzenegger said on Friday he has had heart surgery but is feeling “fantastic.” “I have a new aortic valve to go along with my new pulmonary valve from my last surgery. I feel fantastic and have already been walking the streets of Cleveland,” the “Terminator” actor and former California governor tweeted.
By Alois Vinga UPCOMING author, Thembelani Maposa has penned an insightful book which tackles the underlying causes of marriage breakdowns and proffers a number of solutions to resolve problems and avoid divorces. Speaking during an exclusive interview with NewZimbabwe.com Friday, Maposa said he decided to write the book titled, “Why Marriages Fail Volume One” during his stay in hospital
By Munashe Makuwe THE cast of Two and a Half Men is honouring one of the show’s most beloved stars Conchata Ferrell who passed away on the October 12 this year. The actress died as a result of complications following a cardiac arrest. She was 77 years of age. According to Deadline, she died peacefully
By Munashe Makuwe Mai Titi has time to breathe after the courts have granted her application for stay of execution in a case in which a local businesswoman successfully sued the popular comedienne for $500 000 for calling her a prostitute. Memory Mukaya had obtained a default judgement against Mai Titi for defamation of character.
Africa News A mural of Chadwick Boseman doing the “Wakanda forever” salute from “Black Panther” with a young Black boy has been unveiled in Disneyland in Florida. The mural, called “King Chad” honors the actor who died of cancer last August. It was created by the concept artist and illustrator Nikkolas Smith, a longtime admirer
Reuters LAWYERS for Meghan, the wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, said on Monday a say by a tabloid paper she is suing for invasion of privacy that the royal couple co-operated with a recent book about them was “manifestly false”. Meghan, officially titled the Duchess of Sussex, is suing publisher Associated Newspapers over articles the Mail
By Costa Nkomo RENOWNED author, poet and actor David Mungoshi was laid to rest on Saturday at a family grave site in his rural Manyene village, some 15 km east of Chivhu. The solemn ceremony, also attended by fellow artistes, drew over a hundred mourners. Speaker after speaker spoke highly of the 2010 National Arts
By Leopold Munhende THE death of the celebrated author, poet, and actor, David Mungoshi has been described as a blow to the arts sector in Zimbabwe. Mungoshi died Saturday night. He was 71. Memory Chirere, who worked closely with Mungoshi and David’s late brother, Charles told NewZimbabwe.com it was sad the two writers had passed
BBC US actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for playing Black Panther in the hit Marvel superhero franchise, has died of cancer aged 43. He died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, a statement posted on social media said. Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago but
By Munashe Makuwe Hollywood star Megan Fox has compared Hollywood’s criticism of her acting to a “Self-Imposed Prison”. In a newly published interview with Refinery29, the actress, who is well known for her roles in franchises like Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles recalled seeing one of her previous movie performances on TV while on