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It’s a family affair at Ekurhuleni Boksburg Hotel

​It’s a family affair this Thursday, the 15th of December! Two Legendary music families (quite the musical royalty of Zimbabwe if you ask me) share the stage in a show that’s likely to be one to remember. We speak of none other than superstar Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi and Green Arrows founder, vocalist and bassist, Zexie Manatsa, whose offspring have bound ...

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When a woman is fed up

​A woman knows when she is loved, when she is needed, when she is being lied to, used and abused. Every woman in the depths of her heart knows when she must be staying or packing her bags. Why then are the women staying when it is as clear as day that they should be walking away? Why are there ...

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CRY MY BELOVED COUNTRY 

​I was shocked as I read with utter disgust an account of how the law enforcement officers in Zimbabwe are turning into the criminals they’re supposed to be locking up, now they’re just assisting them to rob tourists and nationals of their hard earned cash in a nation where unemployment rate has skyrocketed and no money in circulation.  This is ...

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Kobiri Music takes off

November 30 in the Year of Our Lord 2016 was memorable for upcoming music jewel Mackenzie Mwase, aka Kendyman Kobiri. On this day Kendyman Kobiri launched kobiri music through his debut album ‘Punha,’ in a well-attended and successful event at Harare’s City Sports Bar. If you are wondering what kobiri music sounds like consider what a blend of Mapfumo and ...

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Cecil’s brother JERICHO dies

Hwange National Parks has been thrown into sadness as Jericho, the surviving sibbling of Cecil the lion that was brutally killed by an American Dentist is found dead under a bush in the same area Cecil died. Jericho, who is reported to have been frail for some time now appears to have suffered the natural hierarchy replacement in lions’ life ...

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Zim Cash crisis deepens as “Greenback” trades against itself openly

The cash crisis looming the country has deepened with nearly all financial institutions outlets and agents completely running dry, scavenging for the few cash-ins to fuel the ever increasing restless queues for the American dollar. Our team has been on the go speaking to the public regarding the issue, noting some outlets like Total Filling Stations that had earlier came ...

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Gospel singer Joyce Simeti dies

Veteran gospel diva Joyce Simeti has died at the age of 42years She succumbed to a heart-failure at Arcadia Mediacal facility where she was rushed yesterday after complaining of chest pains. Her daughter Rejoice who confirmed the sad development had earlier sent heart-harrowing requests to her mother’s friends and close followers on social media pleading for intercessions for her mother. ...

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Poverty and hunger in Zimbabwe turning some citizens into criminals

​​​Is poverty and hunger turning some Zimbabwean citizens into cold blooded murderers and heartless robbers?  For Julius Ziva, a multi-talented musician with the Zig Zag Band of the Gomo Ramasare fame, the answer is undoubtedly a ‘yes’.  On the 9th of August this year, the musician boarded a commuter omnibus/ public taxi at Total Service Station along Julius Nyerere Road ...

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NACZ hands-over Jerusarema Mbende Festival to Murewa Community

Story by Staff Reporter. National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) will this year handover Jerusarema Mbende Dance Festival to Murewa community with National Training and Conference of the Arts in Zimbabwe (NATCAZ) being a key partner in organising the Festival. This year’s edition will be organised by NACZ with NATCAZ to ensure a smooth transition that will ensure continuity of ...

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#ThisFlag: Provoking Critical Thinking.

by Maureen Kademaunga  “All books about all revolutions begin with a chapter that describes the decay of tottering authority or the misery and sufferings of the people. They should begin with a psychological chapter, one that shows how a harassed, terrified man suddenly breaks his terror and stops being afraid. This unusual process, sometimes accomplished in an instant like a ...

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