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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

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah, New Bae Minka Kelly Could Moving In Together

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

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant’s home sells for $810K

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

Deputy Minister Tino Machakaire

Machakaire, Mataranyika covers Gringo funeral expenses

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.

Gringo

BREAKING: Popular Comedian Gringo Has Died

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

Sibonisiwe Sithole

Zim arts group Iyasa star dies

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Schwarzenegger Feeling ‘Fantastic’ After Heart Surgery

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.

Author, Thembelani Maposa

Author pens insightful book on marriage from the hospital bed

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

Mai Titi

Reprieve for Mai Titi in $500k defamation suit

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.

A lawyer has denied that the duke and duchess of Sussex cooperated with the authors of 'Finding Freedom'

Harry, Meghan Didn’t Co-operate With ‘Finding Freedom’ Authors

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

The late David Mungoshi

David Mungoshi’s Death A Blow To The Arts Sector

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

Meghan Fox

Hollywood star Megan Fox compares criticism to imprisonment

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