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Zim songstress Queen Mashie woes the world in Brussels

Zimbabwean songstress and mbira maestro Tatenda Sandra Mashiringo, stage named Queen Mashie and sister to the late legendary Andy Brown has made her maiden Brussels acoustic performance on Friday night captivating the attention and emotions of the crowd who though could not comprehend the language but streamed with the music. Cladding her tradition instrument, the mbira and pitching her voice ...

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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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Is the government really doing anything?

When the settlers settled in then Salisbury now Harare in 1890, the idea of relocating the city to another area was mooted in 1891. The options were Norton, Mvurwi, Darwendale, Rusape et cetera. However the idea of relocating the city was rejected, one of the reasons was that the other options were lower than Harare thus ‘unhealthy’ however the main ...

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Zimbabweans academics wasting their knowledge over nothing

  Nathaniel Manheru has always been a mysterious and interesting persona to me, primarily because of how he has managed to be sheathed under the veneers of a Nome de plume for many years. Although some have made allegations to the effect that the mysterious columnist was none other than George Charamba, to me as a political scientist who believes ...

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Zimdancehall artistes full of “Busyness” but they lack “Business”

  I believe that i am somewhat of an authority on the topic of Zimdancehall. Primarily because i have been part and parcel of this movement since 2005 to present. I have seen many great artistes rising and i have also witnessed their unfortunate demise. Fortunately or  unfortunately, my involvement in Zimdancehall has slightly shifted from my initial involvement. Initially ...

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