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Boycott Mujuru outrages Mugabe at Zanu(PF) congress

The Zanu (PF) sixth congress entered its third day today with President Robert Mugabe saying he was baffled by his deputy’s absence from the gathering. Unsurprising is the absence, considering the tirade of insults, accusations and threats the Vice President has endured from the He claimed that Mujuru, who he has accused of dabbling in witchcraft to topple him has ...

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Tuku Tribute Concert adds “postpone” list

THE Oliver Mtukudzi tribute concert scheduled for the UK this weekend has been postponed to next year, organisers confirmed today. Baffling to many patrons as a number of Zimbabwean musical events spearheaded by home based artists have fallen to the postponement list. Scheduled for Leicester on Saturday, the concert was aimed at paying tribute to “Zimbabwe’s most recognisable humanitarian musician”. ...

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Kelly Rowland mourns her mother, Doris Rowland Garrison

Less than a month after one of the happiest days Kelly Rowland’s life comes what must be of the saddest: Her mother, Doris Rowland Garrison, passed away on December 2 after suffering cardiac arrest one day prior, as the Associated Press reports. She was 66 and would have turned 67 on December 7. “It is with deep sadness that I ...

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Fans treat The Charambas with a dinner & Appreciation Award

Story by Robert Mukondwa- Pastors Charles and Olivia Charamba received an early Christmas present when their fans organised a surprise appreciation dinner for them in the capital Harare last Sunday in appreciation for their ‘sterling work and tireless ministry’ to the nation through song. An award was handed to the ‘first family of gospel music’ during the event as a token ...

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Tariro neGitare dropping ‘YORIRA NGOMA’ single

Zimbabwean singer, songwriter and guitarist, Tariro neGitare will on Wednesday 10th December be releasing a single of her incubant second album Chipo Changu currently in oven expected early 2015. The single dubbed Yorira Ngoma (translated, The Drumbeat time) is produced and mastered by the country’s top producer Russel ‘Russo’ Chiradza at This Is Records. It is the first of more collaboration projects ...

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Women’s Arts Festival gives women a platform to shine

For a long time relegated to the periphery of festivals and shows as the gyrating extras, supporting acts and only named as the ‘and many more’ on show posters, women have finally gotten centre stage in the arts thanks to the Women’s Arts Festival (Wafest) which was held in Harare this November. The festival ended on a high note at ...

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