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Freedom is no more

Barely two weeks after the passing of Hohodza Band’s Mbira player, musician and composer Simba Mudzingwa, Zimbabwe’s Arts have suffered yet another blow. Freedom Tichaona Nyamubaya is no more. She is reported to have collapsed at her farm in Mhangura and was rushed to Mhangura Hospital. There, she was referred to Chinhoyi Hospital where she passed away on Sunday, the ...

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Zimbabwe Fashion Week UK debut show: Post event

The weekend, while America celebrated their independence Day, The Zimbabwe Fashion Week UK debuted is Britain’s second biggest city Birmingham.  Founded by Chiedza Dawn Ziyambe who herself is a passionate fashion creative, running a lingerie line, Miss Chii Lingerie which did not disappoint on the runway. The show was hosted by the multi-award winner radio and television presenter Kevin Ncube alongside ...

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Should Magaya criticize others Should we criticize Magaya?

    I was born and raised in a family that upholded the tenets of the Christian religion. Part of my personality owes its existence to the Christian ideals and doctrine. Growing up, we were told never to tear the holy bible for it would bring bad omen. The Christian religion was considered a sacrosanct   institution. All i wanted was ...

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The Crisis of Broncler “Bronco” in Zimbabwe

Violence and perfunctoriness is the order of the day. A highly contagious and deadly disease is on the loose. People are dying by the day; will a hero rise to save the city? The year is not 2035 and this is not a scene from a Hollywood sci-fi movie. Drugs are slowly transforming our youth into ‘zombies’ and if no ...

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Growing concern for a Zimbabwean mother and daughter missing in Coventry, UK

A mother and her young daughter missing for nearly 24 hours were last seen having McDonald’s. Tsungirirayi Taderera was last seen with five-year-old Mufaro at 9.45pm on Sunday. The 33-year-old was spotted at a McDonald’s in Gallagher Retail Park with her daughter but they failed to return to their home just half-a-mile away in Coventry, West Midlands. A mother and her daughter, ...

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Former Msengezi High Shool Choir Director laid to rest

Msengezi High school Choir which pushed the exceptions on High School music production catapulting the school into a multi-album music machine as well discovering now big names as the legendary Producer MacDee Chidavaenzi, Melissa Penicella and the ZimOnline Radio Milicent Chanetsa is reeling in grief at the passing of Mr Terminus Msindo, the former choir Director. He was laid to ...

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Traditional star Hope Masike to epilogue HIFA 2015 with Africa legend Salif Keita

Bindura born Hope Masike who debuted her  HIFA appearance in 2010 post release of her first album, HOPE will share the stage with the iconic Africa icon Salif Keita whose legendary career lit and stormed stages globally as the HIFA 2015 comes to a close on Sunday night. Salif, now 66 from Mali has dated the Zimbabwean audience since 2010 ...

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Bold Indonesia risks diplomatic relations: Executes 8 drugs convicts

The Indonesian government has executed by firing squad eight people for drug offences, including two Australians, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumuran, who were the subject of a years-long campaign for clemency. The development marks the end of years of campaigning to spare the men, who were sentenced to death in 2006 for their part in the Bali Nine heroin-smuggling ring. ...

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Our Response to Xenophobia-Sort out Zimbabwe

The Xenophobic attacks in neighbouring South Africa have reinforced a message that we can no longer afford to ignore. We have to sort Zimbabwe out. We cannot continue to ignore the fact that we are at the mercy of an uncaring government. Whilst we condemn the xenophobic attacks in the strongest possible terms we want to ask the Zanu PF ...

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Xenophobia: Mutharika lashes out on tired “Bob”

Blantyre – Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has urged Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in his capacity as chairman of the regional grouping, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), to ensure that xenophobic attacks in South Africa are addressed. “I will raise the issue with President Mugabe, as chairman of SADC, especially to ensure that this matter is discussed at the impending ...

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