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Kelvin Musiiwa Zhwak

Upcoming Actor Dreams Big Despite Career Hurdles

By Paidashe Mandivengerei RISING actor, Kelvin Musiiwa Zhwak still dreams big despite hurdles he has faced in his career after several movies he starred in did not make it to the big screen. In June 2019 he tried his hand at professional acting before adding acting to his portfolio months later. Speaking to NewZimbabwe.com, Musiiwa who

Wadiwa Wepamoyo Season 2 Premieres September

By Paidashe Mandivengerei THE second season of the popular web series, Wadiwa Wepamoyo is set to premiere this September. Wadiwa Wepamoyo produced by film producing company, College Central’s Derby Bheta and Ian Msakanda stole the hearts of many TV lovers when it made its debut in 2020. The YouTube series went on to achieve hundreds

Nigel Maritinyu, ‘Tha Slick Pastor’

Yet Another Zim Comedian Lands Netflix Role

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedian Nigel Maritinyu, ‘Tha Slick Pastor’ continues to make strides in his acting career after landing a role in a Netflix movie. The comedian, also a motivational speaker, joins other Zimbabwean content creators to ink a deal with the production company, rising from just skit performers to Netflix actors. Earlier this

Phathisa Nyathi

Pathisa Nyathi Receives BZS Lifetime Achievement Award

By Paidashe Mandivengerei RENOWNED poet and historian, Pathisa Nyathi has been honoured with the 2021 Lifetime Achievement award by the Britain-Zimbabwe Society (BZS). The inaugural award celebrates Nyathi’s phenomenal work and dedication to Zimbabwe’s arts and culture industry. The Lifetime Achievement Award replaced the Young Researcher’s Prize which was previously issued as a form of

Madam Boss

Madam Boss Appointed RwandAir Ambassador

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedienne, Madam Boss has broadened her work profile after inking an ambassadorial contract with Rwanda airline, RwandAir. The socialite will make features in the airline’s promotions and marketing within Zimbabwe and abroad. An elated Madam Boss, real name Tyra Chikocho, took to Facebook to post images of the official contract signing

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah Announces ‘The Daily Show’ Is Taking A Break

TimesLIVE SA-born comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah has officially announced the show will be taking a short break while they figure out how to create a new “in-person” Daily Show experience in the near future. Trevor took to his social media platforms to make the announcement, saying the break was necessary for him and his

Lorraine Guyo

Lorraine Guyo Lands Role In Netflix Film

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOCIALITE, Lorraine Guyo has bagged a role in an upcoming Netflix film, ‘The Bad Bishop’. Guyo who rose to fame in 2019 with her viral ‘Ndinyengeiwo’ video has been producing online skits shared on YouTube and her social media pages. In the Netflix film, Guyo will star as Candy with shooting starting

Long John

Long Jon To Perform At Simuka Comedy Festival 10th Anniversary

By Paidashe Mandivengerei INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed comedian, Long John is set to perform at Zimbabwe’s biggest comedy show, Simuka Comedy Festival tenth anniversary. Long John, born Learnmore Jonasi, who is one of Zimbabwe’s most sought-after comedians, has received astounding endorsements from six-time Daytime Emmy award winning American comedian, Steve Harvey. In 2019, he made waves after

Tino Kadewere (right)

Kadewere To Star In Wadiwa Wepamoyo?

By Paidashe Mandivengerei WARRIORS and Olympique Lyon striker Tino Kadewere might be making a guest appearance in popular web series, Wadiwa Wepamoyo Season 2. In a series of behind-the-scenes photos shared by College Central on its social media pages, Kadewere is seen sitting in a car in conversation with lead character, Man Tawa played by

Bantu

US-Based Zim’s Bantu Collaborates With Maroon 5

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  LOS ANGELES-based Zimbabwean-born musician, Bantu has featured on three-time Grammy award-winning band, Maroon 5’s forthcoming album, ‘Jordi’. The tribute album is aptly titled, Jordi after the multi-platinum band’s late manager Jordan Feidstein who died in 2017. ‘Jordi’, which has a total of 14 tracks album, will be released on 11 June and

Mai Titi

Mai Titi Claims Sexual Assault After Tanzania Film Production Misadventure

By Paidashe Mandivengerei COMEDIENNE, Mai Titi has claimed she quit her role on ‘A Life to Regret’ over sexual assault during the film’s production in Tanzania. This is contrary to a statement by United Kingdom-based Burundi filmmaker, Billy Jeremiah Brown that her role had been terminated over unprofessionalism. However, BJB Films has since removed the

Mai Titi

Mai Titi Ditched By Film Producer For ‘Unprofessionalism’

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedienne, Mai Titi’s real name Felistas Murata has been fired by ‘A Life To Regret’ film producer, Billy Jeremiah Brown over her unruliness on and off the set. Mai Titi was set to make her debut acting career in the film starring popular Congolese Rumba musician, Awilo Longomba in the movie ‘A

Daniel Ndlara

UK-based Zim Film Producer Ready To Work With Local Talent

By Staff Reporter DANIEL Ndlara, a UK-based Zimbabwean film producer says he is raring to work with Zimbabwean talent in future productions. Ndlara who is set to release his latest offing, ‘It Takes Two’ in a few months told NewZimbabwe.com he has already bought state-of-the-art equipment for the project. “We are yet to finish the

Bulawayo based musician Sandra Ndebele

Bulawayo To Hold Second Arts Festival Event

By Bulawayo Correspondent BULAWAYO City Council will be holding its second edition of the Bulawayo Arts Festival (BAF) from 2 June to 5 June this year. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the festival will be held both virtually and physically. “Celebrations of the city’s history open for the second edition of the Bulawayo Arts Festival

Madam Boss

Madam Boss Casting Agency Page Hacked

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  Local comedienne, Madam Boss’s South African based agency, Becky Casting Agency’s official Facebook page has been hacked by a makeup and wildlife enthusiast. The casting agency has been locked out of its social media page for almost a week now. The hacker, whose identity remains unknown, has maintained all other information displayed

Passion Java

Passion Java Causes Stir Among Fans During Drive To Bulawayo

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOCIALITE and self-proclaimed prophet, Passion Java, Saturday created a stir in towns along the Harare-Bulawayo highway. The flamboyant cleric made pit stops in Chegutu, Kadoma, Kwekwe and Gweru on his way to Bulawayo and hundreds of fans in each town mobbed his car. In videos circulating on the internet, swarms of fans

Madam Boss

Madam Boss To Star In SABC Telenovela

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedienne, Madam Boss has landed a role in South Africa’s new telenovela, Ubettina Wethu. Born Tyra Chikocho, Madam Boss recently returned from her acting gig in Nigeria where she stars in a TV series, The Offsprings alongside renowned Nollywood actress, Ngozi Ezeonu. Ubettina Wethu is a remake of Hollywood’s series, Ugly

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa

Chamisa Film Wins Award In Brazil

By Robert Tapfumaneyi A DOCUMENTARY about MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa based on the compelling story of the country’s 2018 presidential election has won the Best Feature Documentary in Brazil’s Its True Film Festival. Directed by Danish Camilla Nielsson, the documentary titled ‘President’ provides an up and comprehensive look at how the 2018 elections were