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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

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 NewZimbabwe.com 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