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Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa

Enhle Mbali joins Mzansi Magic’s ‘Isibaya’

Channel24 Media personality and businesswoman Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa has joined the cast of Isibaya. The actress shared the news on her Instagram with a clip of the Mzansi Magic soapie. She has kept most of the details private, only disclosing that she’s now part of the local soapie. According to Public relations personnel for the

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth cancels public appearance due to cold

Channel24 Not even the queen can get away from the common cold. The 93-year-old monarch was due to attend an annual Women’s Institute meeting at Sandringham in Norfolk, E News reports. However, just 30 minutes before the event was due to commence, Her Majesty’s security detail announced that she wouldn’t be attending because she was

Mai Titi

Mai Titi breaks down after Facebook user taunts bae over her HIV status

By Paidashe Mandivengerei LOCAL comedienne, Mai Titi, Thursday broke down on her Facebook Live after one internet user taunted her boyfriend for dating an HIV positive person. This comes after a woman identified as Patience Cele sent a Facebook message to Mai Titi’s new-found lover, Zizo asking what his relatives had to say about the

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah says she supports Prince Harry and Meghan ‘1000%’

Channel24 Oprah Winfrey is fully behind Meghan and Harry following their own path. The 65-year-old talk show host has expressed her support for the Sussexes’ decision to step back as senior royals. While out in New York with longtime gal pal Gayle King, the Queen of Talk told TMZ that she had nothing but respect

Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah nominated for Hollywood award

By Paidashe Mandivengerei GENEVA based Zimbabwean author and international lawyer, Petina Gappah has been nominated for one of Hollywood’s largest awards, NAACP Image Awards which will be held on the 22nd of February this year. Gappah’s recently published book, ‘Out Of Darkness Shining Light’ will compete with four others in the Outstanding Literary Work –

Prince Charles

Prince Charles responds to rumours of the queen’s retirement

Channel24 After the many ups and downs of the year royal commentators are calling 2019 the queen’s new “annus horribilis” after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s ongoing battle with the press and Prince Andrew’s sexual misconduct scandal. The rumour mill started swirling that Her Majesty will retire at 95 and Prince Charles will ascend

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn 2018 sex assault conviction

Reuters Bill Cosby lost his appeal to overturn his 2018 sexual assault conviction on Tuesday when a Pennsylvania appeals court rejected his lawyers’ argument that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial, a court filing showed. Dozens of women have accused Cosby, 82, who was once best known for a family-friendly brand

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby says he has ‘no remorse’ for sexual assault

Channel24 In his first interview since being sentenced to three-to-ten-years in prison, convicted sex offender Bill Cosby said that he will not express remorse to help him get parole. “I have eight years and nine months left,” the 82-year-old told the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s BlackPressUSA.com during an exclusive interview with the paper from the

Book Review: In my son’s corner

 Reviewer: David Mungoshi  Author: Chris Chinaire, Publisher Pepukai Press, London, UK; Year of publication, 2019. Chris Chinaire is a new addition to the impressive list of writers from Zimbabwe. That aside, the finesse and the aplomb of his debut book is highly impressive! Chinaire writes with obvious ease and the images he conjures up are

Andile Gumbi

Former Isibaya star Andile Gumbi has died

TimesLive A week after suffering a cardiac arrest in Israel, former The Lion King and Isibaya actor Andile Gumbi has died, Mzansi Magic confirmed to TshisaLIVE on Friday. “On behalf of Mrs Gumbi and family, it is with profound sadness that we share the news that our beloved Andile passed away this morning. Andile received

Theatre in The Park producer director Daves Guzha

Theatre in The Park hosts biggest pan-African Women, Wine and Words Festival

By Robert Tapfumaneyi Rooftops Theatre in The Park is set to host a three-day pan-African Women, Wine and Words Festival, which will see artistes from 51 African countries taking part. The festival will run from 24th – 26th October 2019. Activities will include live performances, talk shows, workshops; fashion shows, children’s games, exhibition and readings

Mutare filmmaker shines at Iran film festival

By Showbiz Reporter MUTARE filmmaker, Igi Matope`s movie, Goodman has once again excelled at the just ended 12th International Moving Film Festival held in Middle East Iran. The movie was selected as one of the semi-finalists among 3046 submissions from 120 countries. An elated Matope confirmed the development, saying it is clear evidence that the

Intwasa festival dates set

By Mbekezeli Ncube DATES for the 14th edition of the annual Intwasa festival dates are out. The most anticipated Bulawayo arts festival will be held from the 24th to the 29th of September under the theme ‘Spring Fever’. About 40 activities are lined up this year. These include music, dance, poetry, theatre and comedy. According

Stephen Chifunyise

Chifunyise’s dying wish revealed

By Tendai Chekenyere LITERALLY icon and the late former bureaucrat Stephen Chifunyise had a wish to bring together leading female film directors to celebrate his life’s work, an actor has revealed. Award winning actress Eunice Tava said this at the memorial service for the late Chifunyise who died early this week and was accorded a

Davies Guzha

Theater guru Davies Guzha arrested

By Robert Tapfumaneyi LEGENDARY film director Davies Guzha and three of his colleagues were arrested Sunday morning by officers from Police Law and Order Section on allegations of screening a film that has not been approved the Censorship Board. Rooftop Promotions director Guzha and manager Peter Churu, the film’s producer Tendai Maduwa and film maker

‘Cook Off’ movie set for UK premiere

By UK Correspondent Award-winning local movie Cook Off continues on its upward trajectory as the blockbuster looks to explore the UK market with the UK premiere set for 27 July at the exclusive Mayfair Hotel in London, ahead of its much anticipated worldwide release in August. The making of the heart-warming romantic comedy, which was

Despite outgrowing their habitat poaching remains a danger to elephants and other wildlife in Zimbabwe

Gonarezhou film maker bemoans lack of funding for creative industry

By Paidashe Mandivengerei  AWARD winning Masvingo film director, Sydney Taivavashe has bemoaned lack of funding for the creative industry in Zimbabwe after encountering challenges in producing his new anti-poaching movie which is yet to premiere. The mind blowing film was produced in conjunction with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Managament Authority. Taivavashe told NewZimbabwe.com in an