Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby sues lawyers for charging him $1 million a month Bill Cosby may be blind, but he says he sees it clear as day that he was getting gouged by his legal counsel for millions and now he’s going after them to get his money back. According to documents obtained by The Blast, Bill Cosby filed a petition Friday afternoon to vacate an arbitration

Adiona ChidzongaNew reality

New reality show for Zimbabwe, Chidzonga to star

By Staff Reporter SOUTH African based digital television network MultiChoice has unveiled a fresh reality show specifically for Zimbabweans. Our Perfect Wedding Zimbabwe premieres on Dstv’s Zambezi Magic on Thursday night, as featuring former Idols Africa star Adiona Chidzonga. The much loved South African television show also has a Zambian version. Season one of the

British comedian Ian Cognito dies while on stage

CNN Veteran British comedian Ian Cognito died on stage Thursday evening during a stand-up performance. The comic, who was in his early 60s, fell ill during the performance at the Atic bar in the English town of Bicester, 14 miles north of Oxford. Paramedics were called to the venue just after 10 p.m. but Cognito

SA celebrity Somizi shares how he met Mohale

Channel24 Radio personality Somizi Mhlongo just revealed how he met his fiancé Mohale – and it’s just as romantic as we expected it to be. Taking to his Instagram page Somgaga posted a 2017 screenshot from Mohale’s Instagram page where the two can be seen posing at Somizi’s Dominoes book launch. In the caption of

Mai Chisamba

‘Loner’ Mai Chisamba says proud of her Shona talk shows

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMBABWE talk-show pioneer, Rebecca Chisamba has described herself as a “lone voice” running a show in Shona at a time when English was the most popular language among talk show hosts. Mai Chisamba, as she is known in her programmes, the talk show queen prides herself in Zimbabwean culture and her mandate

Danai Gurira

‘Avengers’ poster reissued after Danai Gurira backlash

CNN Marvel Studios reissued the official poster for “Avengers: Endgame” after a backlash over star Danai Gurira not receiving top billing. “She should have been up there all this time,” the studio tweeted with a photo of the revised poster. “Check out the official Marvel Studios’ #AvengersEndgame poster. @DanaiGurira #WakandaForever.” The actress is far from

Samora Mangesi

SABC presenter left for dead in race motivated attack

TimesLive SABC TV and radio presenter Samora Mangesi says he stopped to help people whose car had overturned, but was allegedly called a “monkey” and beaten up instead. “On Friday night I was the victim of a racially motivated attack. After stopping to check on a group of young white people whose car had overturned,

The late Charles Mungoshi

Charles through the eyes of David Mungoshi

Memory Chirere Blogspot When I accepted the invitation to stand in for Charles Mungoshi, it was with the confidence of knowing that he would be glad to know that I had done so, but understandably, and in accordance with social etiquette. I shall, of course, have to report back to him what I have done

Newly premiered movie, ‘The Letter’ revisits 2015 Zim job cuts

By Paidashe Mandivengerei A NEW local film ‘The Letter’, which captures the desperate situation during which thousands of Zimbabwean workers lost their jobs on three-months’ notice in 2015, premiered in Harare last Friday. The movie is a collaborative effort between top producers, Daves Guzha and Joe Njagu. It highlights the despondency that ensued in 2015

Luke Perry

‘Beverly Hills’ star Luke Perry dies at 52

Hollywood Reporter Luke Perry, the Riverdale star and actor best known for his role as Dylan McKay on Beverly Hills, 90210, has died, his rep confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter on Monday. He was 52. Perry had suffered a massive stroke, his rep Arnold Robinson told THR. “He was surrounded by his children, Jack and

Oprah Winfrey

Winfrey to interview Jackson accusers in post-film special

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES: An Oprah Winfrey interview with two men who say Michael Jackson sexually abused them as boys will air immediately after a documentary on the men. HBO and the Oprah Winfrey Network announced Wednesday that the special, “Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland,” will air simultaneously on both channels Monday at 10

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Ghanaian American writer wins $75,000 award from PEN America

By Associated Press NEW YORK: A Ghanaian-American’s debut collection of stories has won a $75,000 prize for a book of “originality, merit, and impact.” The literary and human rights organization PEN America announced that Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s “Friday Black” had received the Jean Stein Book Award. It was presented during a ceremony Tuesday night in

ITV, BBC in concluding talks for new UK rival to Netflix

By Associated Press LONDON: Britain’s ITV said Wednesday it is in the final phase of discussions with the BBC to create a new on-demand video platform to rival the likes of Netflix in the U.K. The service, called BritBox, will provide a home for British-made shows, offering television box sets and original series in one

ZAA founder Conrad Mwanza

Zimbabwe Achievers Awards International launches Canada Edition

By Diaspora Correspondent ZIMBABWE Achievers Awards (ZAA) International has added C­­­­­anada to the growing franchise, organisers confirmed this week. The north American country becomes the fifth country to join the awards since they were first launched first in 2010. ZAA chairman, Conrad Mwanza, said the awards were a personification of the growth of the brand