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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

Ambassador Brian Nichols

US embassy praises Zimbabwe film production, Shaina

By Munashe Makuwe THE US embassy in Harare has praised the Zimbabwean film production, Shaina funded from its coffers. The New movie delivers powerful health messages through a compelling story about young Zimbabweans. Through the success of the “Inside Story” and “Lucky Specials”, USAID Collaborates with High Profile Zimbabwean actors to deliver a unique coming-of-age

Comedian Doc Vikela

Comedian Doc Vikela mocks ED, despite fear of reprisal

Reuters Victor Mpofu is using satire to shine a light on Zimbabwe’s political problems, reaching a growing audience despite living in fear of retribution from President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government. Mpofu, aka Doc Vikela, has seen his followers on YouTube channel Simuka Comedy grow from less than 1,000 subscribers in January when he ventured into political

Elizabeth Debicki

The Crown has found a new Princess Diana

By Munashe Makuwe Elizabeth Debicki has been called on to take the role of Princess Diana for the Netflix show “The Crown” final two seasons. The Crown announced the news on Sunday via social media. “Princess Diana’s spirit, her words and her actions live in the hearts of so many. It is my true privilege

Zimbabwe’s Art Industry It Hard Amid Covid-19

Xinhua WITH flights across the world grounded and non-essential businesses shut amid COVID-19, Zimbabwe’s art industry which is highly dependent on tourists spending has been devastated. The COVID-19 pandemic stopped all tourist arrivals in Zimbabwe since the end of March when the southern African country imposed a ban on nearly all incoming passenger flights. In

Khama Billiat

Sports stars add voice to #ZimbabweanLivesMatter protest

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE’S leading sports personalities have joined their fellow compatriots in the online protest #ZimbabweanLivesMatter which has gone viral globally by denouncing corruption and human rights abuses by the government. There has been an outpouring of outrage in Zimbabwe after journalists, opposition politicians and human rights activists who have spoken against the government

Tsitsi Dangarembga

Tsitsi Dangarembga makes Booker Prize shortlist

By Agencies RENOWNED Zimbabwean author and film maker, Tsitsi Dangarembga has been shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for her novel This Mournable Body. The Booker Dozen, or shortlist for the 2020 Booker Prize were announced on 28 July 2020. Made up of 13 books, the shortlist was made by a panel of five judges

The Letter Reader now showing on Netflix and Showmax

By Staff Reporter The award-winning short film, The Letter Reader, directed by Sibusiso Khuzwayo, is now streaming on Netflix and Showmax. The short film tells the story of Siyabonga, a 12-year-old boy from Johannesburg who is sent to a village in KwaZulu-Natal and is inspired by Thabo Mbeki’s biography, The dream deferred by Mark Gevisser.

Mai Titi

Mai Titi slapped with $500k lawsuit by home designer

By Mary Taruvinga SOCIALITE Felistas Murata, better known as Mai Titi in the entertainment industry, has been slapped with a $500 000 defamation suit by a local home decor expert, Memory Muyaka over Facebook posts in which she labelled the latter a prostitute. Muyaka, also known as Mai Maketeni after her company which has taken