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NACZ unveil 16th NAMA awards preparations

by Staff Correspondant: Preparations for the 16th National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) are on course. The forthcoming NAMA edition that will be managed and organised by AB Communication (NAMA Event Managers) will be held at 7 Arts Theatre, Avondale in Harare on the 18th of February 2017. The closing date for 16th NAMA submission of entries was on Wednesday the ...

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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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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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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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Zero tolerance to bullying & violence: ZIMONLINE MEDIA

ZimOnline Media is a flagship Zimbabwean social enterprise that prides in promoting Zimbabwean and culture globally on mandate from the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe and other affiliate bodies and authority departments. In our operations, we are subscribed to charters and community initiatives to promote a peaceful and harmonious living among the Zimbabwean communities, most notable the anti-bullying and stop ...

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Radio founding presenter DJ Waraz returns

Blessing Waraz Phiri, affectionately known for his catch phrase “Waranyu” has laced up his boots again after a near 6year sabbatical to focus on his studies. Waraz who also worked with other pioneering Zimbabwean online radios like Afro-Zim and ZimNET is one of ZimOnline Radio’s key founding presenters with other notable names including DJ Fresh Prince who also returned a ...

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Chris ‘Tatenda’ Martin serenades Harare

Story courtesy of Tendai Chihambakwe -ZimboJam Jamaican star, Chris Martin staged an energetic 135 minute long set that left Zimbabweans saturated with some sweet reggae melodies, at his debut show in the country on Friday, April 29. The venue was the chilly Glamis Arena and Chris who is now called Tatenda Martin (after the singer said he really liked the ...

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Simba’s 30minutes Highlight Reel: Carl Joshua Tinodavanhu Ncube

ZimOnline News’ Simbarashe Nyanhanga caught up with Zimbabwe’s top funnyman, comedian Carl Joshua Ncube post his successful West African tour. As many Zimbabweans would, there are questions to be answered and much more; Simba: Who is Carl Joshua Ncube and shortly brief us how you got into Comedy Carl: I am a second generation stand-up comedian. My father Charles Palmer Ncube (RIP) ...

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Soulful Mindz presents My Kasi Music Festival

The young band we heard about in October 2014 is not so young anymore as they keep growing musically. They are at it again, this time for the noble reason of charity. Soulful Mindz was founded in June 2014 by 21-year-old Sailas Mutambalika. Sailas is a very talented pianist, drummer and keyboard player who resides in Germiston with his parents ...

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