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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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NAMA People’s Choice Award & voting now open

National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) launched the 15th National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) People’s Choice voting platform on Thursday 4th February 2016. Voting will run until the awards night on 13th February 2016 at 1800hrs. The People’s Choice Award is a special award given to an artist or arts organisation selected by the public. The public is afforded the ...

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National Arts Council of Zimbabwe unveils 15th NAMA awards

The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) is pleased to announce the list of the nominees for the 15th Edition National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) to be held in Harare on 13th February 2016 at the 7 Arts Theatre in Avondale. 15TH NAMA NOMINEES LIST In a bid to enhance entries, NACZ appointed a team of both individual and institutional ...

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Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira strikes gold, “again”.

The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira cast as Tupac’s mom Afeni Shakur in rapper’s upcoming biopic. Danai Gurira has been cast as Tupac Skakur’s mother in the upcoming biopic about the rapper, according to Deadline. The 37-year-old will play Afeni Shakur, who had a major influence on her son and his path to superstardom before his tragic death at just 25. The 69-year-old, who ...

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Unforgettable Natalie

Constance van Niekerk, SA   The new year started with sad news for the music industry. Natalie Cole, singer of the Grammy-Award winning Unforgettable album died on Thursday night (New Year’s Eve). She was 65. The multi Grammy-Award winner died at Cedar-Sinai medical centre in Los Angeles from congestive heart failure after years of battling drug problems, liver disease, (she ...

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Q & A with ‘Guitar Man’ Louis Mhlanga

Louis Mhlanga (born 10 November 1956) is a Zimbabwean music maestro currently domiciled in South Africa. Louis is a gifted and internationally acclaimed guitarist, singer and music producer. He taught himself to play the guitar at a very tender age and started playing at the age of ten. He has to date worked with a considerable number of renowned artists ...

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International One Song One People Concert Tour 2015

Constance van Niekerk in Johannesburg The night of Friday the 4th of December was a far cry from my usual quiet nights at home. The highlight of the night was my meeting the celebrities who played at The International One Song One People Concert Tour 2015 Johannesburg edition, an awareness gig on Xenophobia. The concert was held at The Bannister ...

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A moment with gospel diva: Joyce Simeti

Caught up with the veteran Gospel artist Joyce Simeti on her maiden Australia tour and was privileged to gt an insight into the woman, the mother, the artist and entrepreneur all rolled in one; Simba: Thank you for taking a time to chat with me Joyce. For the benefit of our readers, tell me who is Joyce Simeti? Joyce: Joyce Simeti ...

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Author Masimba Musodza explores his latest book: Shavi Rechikadzi

Zimbabwean born author Masimba Musodza who boasts a box set of over nine book titles on the international bookshop shelf including the Amazon will later tonight, the 21st October 2015 be unveiling and exploring in depth on his latest book publication, Shavi Rechikadzi. He will be speaking to Abigail Singende live on ZimOnline Radio at 9pm UK time or 10pm ...

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