The piece depicting someone being injected with the life saving jab

Visual Artist Ngwerume Uses Sculpture To Encourage Vaccination

By Paidashe Mandivengerei INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed visual artist, David Ngwerume has crafted a stone sculpture piece advocating for Covid-19 vaccination. The sculpture, titled ‘Arms’ made of a black and white spring stone, features a man wearing a surgical mask receiving his Covid-19 vaccination jab on the arm. In an interview with Wednesday, Ngwerume said he

Novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga

Patriarchy Perpetuating Sexual Abuse In Zim – Dangarembga

By Paidashe Mandivengerei INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed writer, Tsitsi Dangarembga has blamed the perpetuation of sexual abuse on the country’s patriarchal system. Through her writings, the novelist has highlighted the plight of Zimbabwean women whose rights she has been advocating. Her famous work, the novel trilogy; Nervous Conditions (1988), The Book of Not (2006), This Mournable Body

Themba (Greatjoy Hlatshwayo) and Sibongile (Charmaine Mudau) scenes from the film

Zim Film On Land Reform Receives Multiple Global Awards  

By Mlondolozi Ndlovu A movie based on Zimbabwe’s land reform programme called Harmony Valley has left some audiences around the world in tears and picked several international film awards. Set in the year 2000, the movie is about Themba Moyo played by Zimbabwean, Greatjoy Hlatshwayo, the son of a government minister and Jane Bowman played

Nigel Tha Slick Pastor Ties Knot 

By Paidashe Mandivengerei COMEDIAN and inspirational speaker, Nigel Maritinyu popularly known as ThaSlick Pastor, Saturday tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend, Makarina Mutasa with a white wedding. Nigel ThaSlick Pastor got engaged to Makarina in November 2019. Their union was solemnised in September last year after he paid lobola to the Mutasa family. The

Mai Titi

Mai TT In Tanzania For Acting Debut With Musician Awilo Longomba

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  LOCAL comedienne, Mai Titi is currently in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania for her acting debut in the film, “A Life To Regret” starring popular Congolese Rumba musician, Awilo Longomba. Also a musician in her own right, Mai Titi, real name Felistus Murata will try her hand at professional acting. A Life To Regret is

Thandiwe Newton

Thandie Newton Reverts To Original Name Spelling, Thandiwe

BBC Actress Thandie Newton has said she is reverting to the original Zimbabwean spelling of her first name, Thandiwe. The actress has hitherto been known as Thandie, an anglicised version of her name with the “w” absent. All of Newton’s films will be credited with the name Thandiwe (pronounced “tan-DEE-way”) Newton in future. “That’s my

Rege-Jean Page

Rege-Jean Page Exits Netflix’s Bridgerton 

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  AWARD winning British-Zimbabwean actor, Rege-Jean Page has made his exit from Netflix’s hit series Bridgerton and will not be returning for season two. In the drama series set in the Regency era of England, Page played the charming Duke of Hastings, Simon Busset, a role that saw him stealing the hearts of

Rege-Jean Page

Rege-Jean Page Scoops Major Award

By Paidashe Mandivengerei BRITISH-Zimbabwean actor, Rege-Jean Page bagged an award at the prestigious 52nd NAACP Image awards for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series. The award honoured his performance in Netflix’s hit series, Bridgerton in which he plays the Duke of Hastings, Simon Basset. This is the 31-year-old’s first nomination and first win and also

Anne Nhira's casket

Late Former Studio263 Actress Anne Nhira Buried

By Staff Reporter LATE popular actress Anne Nhira was finally buried at Zororo Park Cemetery in Chitungwiza Sunday afternoon in a solemn ceremony also attended by First lady Auxilia Mnangagwa. The affable former Studio263 star, better known as Vimbai Jari when she starred in the popular soapie, died aged 38 from injuries sustained in a

Mnangagwa Grants State Assisted Funeral For Late Actress ‘Vimbai’

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LATE former Studio 263 actress, Anne Nhira will receive a state assisted funeral, government has said. Nhira died last Tuesday from injuries sustained in a home robbery in Johannesburg’s posh Bedford View suburb. She was stabbed and suffered injuries in her chest area, rib cage and back. Nhira was 38 years old.

Menzi Ngubane

‘A Giant Has Fallen’ – Actor Menzi Ngubane Has Died

TimesLIVE MZANZI is in mourning after the death of veteran actor Menzi Ngubane, with social media flooded with tributes on Saturday evening. A family member, who did not want to be named, confirmed Ngubane’s death to TshisaLIVE on Saturday. He said the family was in shock and would soon release a statement. Details around the

Anne Nhira

BREAKING: Ex-Studio 263 Actress Anne Nhira Dies In SA

By Staff Reporter POPULAR former Studio 263 actress Anne Nhira who acted as Vimbai Jari in the soap has died. She was 38 years old. Her brother Juan Nhira confirmed the death saying she died from injuries sustained during a robbery in Bedfordview, an affluent suburb in South Africa Monday where she had relocated to.

MDC Alliance President on a campaign trail ahead of the 2018 presidential election

‘President’ – A New Film Out On Zimbabwe’s “Rigged” 2018 Elections

Slash Film AMERICA just scraped through an election where the President of the United States and a radical sect of his colleagues and constituents incorrectly claimed that there was fraud that resulted in the Republican party losing the presidency. But this is nothing compared to the level of election corruption that has plagued an African

Larry King

Larry King: Veteran US Talk Show Host Dies Aged 87

BBC Larry King, giant of US broadcasting who achieved worldwide fame for interviewing political leaders and celebrities, has died at the age of 87. King conducted an estimated 50,000 interviews in his six-decade career, which included 25 years as host of the popular CNN talk show Larry King Live. He died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Tsitsi Dangarembga

Dangarembga Bags PEN Freedom of Expression Award

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

Saul Utete during the book launch

Retired Police Officer Saul Utete Authors Second Book

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

Moffat Takadiwa

Zimbabwean Artist Draws ‘Inspiration From Rejection’ To World Stardom

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