Roki Distances Himself From ED Number One Chant Apology

By Paidashe Mandivengerei RESURGENT musician Roki, born Rockford Josphats, has disowned the Youtube account (Roki zw) on which he purportedly apologised for the ‘ED Mnangagwa Number 1’ chant in his track Patati Patata. Roki said the apology was ‘disrespectful and unfortunate’ and should be dismissed with the contempt it deserves. He said he does not

WATCH: Metro FM Suspends Dineo Ranaka Over #UmlandoChallenge

By Paidashe Mandivengerei MEDIA personality Dineo Ranaka has reportedly been suspended by South Africa’s Metro FM for misconduct after participating in the trending #UmlandoChallenge. This comes after Ranaka who hosts ‘The Bridge’ on the station filmed and posted videos of herself dancing on top of the SABC studios office furniture for #UmlandoChallenge.   Actresses Pearl

EFF leader Julius Malema

‘We Want Zimbabweans To Work In SA’: Malema

TimesLIVE EFF leader Julius Malema has appealed to employers to give South Africans preference as the country faces an all-time high youth unemployment rate of 66.5%. “We want to make an emphasis to the owners of restaurants that no-one should stop employing Zimbabweans and say the EFF said they don’t want them,” he said on

Imperial: From 20,000 fridges/year in the 1990s to just 1,000 today

By AFP Callisto Jokonya stands in the cavernous factory of Imperial Refrigeration and recalls the halcyon days. In the 1990s, his factory, located in the Zimbabwean capital Harare, was buzzing with a workforce of 350 people who cranked out 20,000 refrigerators per year. Today, the company employs just 50 people, and annual output is just

The late Oliver Mtukudzi

Inaugural Tuku Memorial Marathon Set For Saturday At Pakare Paye

By Paidashe Mandivengerei THE late iconic artist, Oliver Mtukudzi’s Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton will this year host the inaugural memorial half marathon in honour of the music superstar on January 23. The marathon dubbed; “Oliver Mtukudzi Memorial Half Marathon – Remembrance of a Legend” is open to all participants. Tickets are being sold on pegged at

Mwonzora Says Encounter With Pro-Chamisa Mako ‘Cordial, Pleasant’

By Staff Reporter MDC-T leader Douglas Mwonzora said Thursday that he was “pleased” after a chance encounter with two leading members of the rival Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance. Mwonzora had a brief meeting with Harare mayo Jacob Mafume and Makomborero Haruzivishe, the latter recently bailed by the High Court after spending 9 months in remand

Larry Mavhima

Larry Mavhima Crucified Mudha During Stormy Meeting With Mnangagwa

By Andrew Kunambura FORMER State Security Minister Owen Mudha Ncube was fired from his lucrative job after he was crucified by newly installed Zanu PF Midlands provincial chairman Larry Mavhima during a stormy three-hour meeting with President Emmerson Mnangagwa at his Pricabe Farm in Kwekwe last Sunday, emerging details show. Zanu PF insiders told

Bob Saget

Comedian Bob Saget Dies

By Paidashe Mandivengerei POPULAR American stand up comedian, television host and actor, Bob has died Sunday aged 65. Saget became a household name after his role as Danny Tanner in the American sitcom, ‘Full House’ playing a widower raising three young daughters following his wife’s death. He was found dead in a hotel room at

Rasta Pays Tribute To Ndumiso Gumede

By Paidashe Mandivengerei SOUTH AFRICAN celebrity painter Lebani Sirenje popularly known as Rasta has paid tribute to the late football administrator and actor, Ndumiso Gumede with a portrait. Rasta has made a name for himself with his botched portraits of public figures who would have passed away. Gumede died on December 29 aged 76. He

Some of the rides that could have caught Billiat's eye

Khama Billiat Spotted With Insane Rides

KickOFF KAIZER Chiefs star Khama Billiat was recently spotted in the Pharoah auto garage which contains an impressive choice of spectacular rides. Check it out!   What Happened?   The Zimbabwean is someone who has consistently delivered on the pitch in his illustrious career and thus deserves to get himself whichever luxury ride he might desire. In November, Andile Mpisane was seemingly pictured looking for a new ride at a

Legendary Congolese Musician General Defao Dies Aged 62

By Paidashe Mandivengerei CONGOLESE rhumba star, General Defao born Lulendo Matumona died Monday aged 62. He passed away at Laquintinie Hospital in Douala, Cameroon where he was admitted. The cause of his death has not been disclosed. General Defao rocked Zimbabwe in 2003 and 2009 with his soukos dances and angelic voice. Fally Ipupa, Ferre

Sirizani Butau

Mnangagwa To Honour Mutare Bus Accident Hero

Felix Matasva PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has made a promise the government will honour a man who saved eight passengers following a tragic accident that occurred in Mutare Friday. The accident happened after a fuel tanker collided with a bus, which was coming from Harare. The fatal accident occurred between a popular leisure spot dubbed Romeo’s

ED Calls For Cecil John Rhodes To Be Exhumed

TimesLIVE ZIMBABWE President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for the remains of colonialist Cecil John Rhodes to be exhumed and repatriated to Britain. Rhodes died in 1902. His self-chosen burial place is at Matobo Hills National Park, south of Bulawayo. Mnangagwa told traditional leaders last Friday in Harare that Rhodes’ remains should be returned in exchange

Nelson Chamisa at a July 2018 rally in Mutare

Chamisa’s ‘President’ Film Shortlisted For Oscar Award

By Paidashe Mandivengerei AWARD-WINNING film ‘President’ by filmmaker, Camilla Nielsson which follows opposition MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa and chronicles the ‘rigged’ 2018 presidential elections has been shortlisted for an Oscar Award. In ‘President’ executively produced by British Zimbabwean actress, Thandiwe Newton the audience are given a comprehensive insight into the 2018 elections. The documentary