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Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) bills AirZim passengers directly

THE Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (Caaz) has resolved to collect service charges directly from passengers on Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) flights after being frustrated by the national carrier’s constant failure to remit the money after collection as it is reportedly now amounting to over US$1 million in arrears. “The passenger service charge (PSC) and Aviation Infrastructure Development Fund (Aidef) are ...

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Bingeing season over but beerfest ideas hardly understood

By Robert Mukondiwa: While Zimbabwe has had organisers riding on the German idea of October being beer festival month, it seems there is still a critical lack of appreciation of what beerfests serve. The most prolific beer festival was probably the Lion Lager Summer Beer Festival, which as always attracted bumper crowds and had people sipping endless amounts of alcohol; ...

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The Charambas, Zimbabwe’s Gospel First Family

By Robert Mukondiwa: After suffering torrents of criticism from acres of space in the media dedicated to often unflattering descriptions of their latest work, the Charambas have been reaffirmed as the first family of gospel music as always by their fans. Sales of their latest album entitled WeNazareta have shown that the album has been flying off the shelves in ...

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Miss Honduras & sister grizzly murdered days before Miss World pageant

The reigning Miss Honduras, Maria José Alvarado, and her 23-year-old sister, Sofía Trinidad Alvarado, have been found dead, days after the two women disappeared in Santa Barbara, Honduras, according to the BBC. The women were murdered by Sofía Trinidad Alvarado’s boyfriend in a jealous fit of rage, authorities said. The siblings vanished on Thursday, shortly before the 19-year-old beauty queen was set to leave for ...

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Former model Janice Dickinson alleges historic sexual assault by Bill Cosby

Iconic supermodel Janice Dickinson joins a string of women peddling allegations of sexual assaults by the legendary comic king, Bill Cosby in an interview broadcast on Tuesday. Speaking with Entertainment Tonight, Dickinson said that the alleged incident occurred when the two met to discuss a potential role for her on “The Cosby Show” back in 1982. “He gave me wine ...

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Dudu Manhenga spared “jail-time” on appeal

Zimbabwean jazz singer Duduzile Tracy Manhenga has today been spared jail after a court of appeal threw out her sentence for the conviction on a charge of culpable homicide and driving without a licence. She however was ordered to pay a $1000 fine as punishment for the offence, with the court putting into consideration all factors including the length of the ...

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Tocky Vibes UK tour suffers a further delay

The much anticipated Tocky Vibes UK Tour which was rescheduled for this weekend has suffered yet another postponement. The promoter and International Managers for the Tocky brand, Torro Entertainment have availed a press statement exclusively with ZimOnline News citing complications in dealing with a Work Permit processing agent despite all documentation and payments tendered to agent in good timing. Notwithstanding ...

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Jah Prayzah unleashes KUMBUMURA MHUTE album in video

Multi talented and award winner musician Mukudzei Mukombe affectionately known as Jah Prayzah has unleashed videos of his latest album Kumbumura Mhute. The militant, tall and shy lyric ace whose songs made a reputation of deeper messages than his age has outclassed even himself with songs as Moyo Wakaoma (Hardened Heart) which graphically enact the horrors of child dumping and ...

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Fungisai Mashavave debuts acting in Chinhoyi 7 movie

A BAG of hard-knuckle action with heart tearing twists synonymous with Hollywood action movies is an apt phrase to describe the Zimbabwean movie Chinhoyi 7 that is now at an advanced stage of production.The movie that tells the true story of the famous but historical Chinhoyi Battle where seven freedom fighters matched the well-resourced Rhodesian army and fought fiercely until ...

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Butterphly survives BB chop

by Mwatsara Chidziya: This week saw Zimbabwean representative in Big Brother Hotshots, Butterphly being put on the chopping block by her ‘friend’ Idris from Tanzania. She was up against Ellah of Uganda, Trezagah from Mozambique, Frankie from Rwanda, Permithius from Namibia and Nhlanhla from South Africa.Malawi, with whom Zimbabwe has built a strong alliance by voting for each other’s representatives whenever ...

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