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Bulawayo dominates Namas

BULAWAYO artistes dominated the National Art Merit Awards (Namas) in Harare scooping 12 out 33 of the accolades for their hard work during 2014.On a memorable night at the 7 Arts Theatre in th...Read more

Bulawayo dominates Namas

16 February 2015 | 2674 Views
BULAWAYO artistes dominated the National Art Merit Awards (Namas) in Harare scooping 12 out 33 of the accolades for their hard work during 2014.On a memorable night at the 7 Arts Theatre in th...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Bulawayo DJ gets SA's Metro FM Awards recognition

10 February 2015 | 3939 Views
HE is little known in Bulawayo, yet big in South Africa.DJ Mqondisi ‘Skaiva' Sibanda has had his efforts recognised as one of his house music tracks was nominated for the prestigious Metro F...

by Staff reporter

Miss Zimbabwe auditions flop

05 February 2015 | 4903 Views
SOME parents in Lupane yesterday refused their daughters permission to audition for Miss World Zimbabwe citing that it would expose them to sexual abuse.The search for the country's most beau...

by Showbiz Reporter

Nama awards nominees - Full list

30 January 2015 | 2991 Views
A lot has been said about the National Arts Merit Awards (Nama), but director of the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) Elvas Mari on Wednesday described the awards' 14-year journey as successfu...

by Staff reporter

DJ stabbed by lover

27 January 2015 | 6067 Views
A MATSHOBANE suburb disk jockey (29) got more than he bargained for after he went to negotiate a payment for a gig at night, when his prospective employer's boyfriend allegedly stabbed him with a scr...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo movie Qiniso out in February

26 January 2015 | 2843 Views
THE much anticipated movie, Qiniso, is set to premiere at the Rainbow Cinema in Bulawayo in February. The movie, written and directed by talented filmmaker, Lenni Sibanda, will make its debut ...

by Showbiz Reporter

Where is omasiganda music now?

26 January 2015 | 3110 Views
Music When I was aged 10, my school teacher organised a train trip from Mutare to Victoria Falls during the Easter holidays. That was the first time I experienced a train ride in my life. We were a g...

by Fred Zindi

Ringo billed for pre-Valentines Bash in Bulawayo

26 January 2015 | 4763 Views
SOUTH African jazz musician Ringo Madlingozi and Zimbabwean superstar Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi are set to share the stage at a pre-Valentines Bash to be held at the Large City Hall on February 13....

by Bongani Ndlovu

Awesome debut single from Verite - Audio

22 January 2015 | 3773 Views
05:18, 21 Jan +263 78 *** ****: Here is the Debut Single from Verite, Nyathela Ngamandla. A song full of encouragement and Hope, and Reminding us that we are almost home!! ...

by WhatsApps journalist

Ibumba roars into life with Tuku expected to headline the event

16 December 2014 | 2190 Views
THE week-long Ibumba Festival comes to life in Bulawayo today with superstar Oliver Mtukudzi expected to headline the event. An opening ceremony for the festival, which ends on December 22, will be he...

by Simbarashe Mutizwa

Bulawayo boy joins Joyous Celebration

11 December 2014 | 5390 Views
TAKESURE "Zamar" Ncube has reached a great milestone in his music career after signing for renowned South African gospel group Joyous Celebration.He will feature in the Joyous 19 live recordin...

by Staff reporter

Shanky, Jusa to co-host ZIMAA UK awards

25 November 2014 | 3232 Views
UNITED KINGDOM - The Adams Park Conference Centre in High Wycombe on Saturday is the venue for the annual Zimbabwe Music and Arts Awards UK (ZIMAA UK) 2014.This year, the awards are sponsored ...

by Admin

Express Links Money Transfer and Kenya Airways to Sponsor ZIMAA UK 2014

25 November 2014 | 3613 Views
As we approach the final stretch for the 4th annual Zimbabwe Music and Arts Awards UK (ZIMAA UK) to be held on 29 November 2014 at Adams Park Conference Centre, High Wycombe, the organisers of ZI...

by Masimba Makasi

Kalawa Homecoming Party set for Dec 27 in Bulawayo

25 November 2014 | 4921 Views
THE annual Kalawa Jazzmee Homecoming party is back with a bang and judging by the 13 artistes that are on the menu this year it is almost certain the annual party will be another mega event on the Bu...

by Bongani Ndlovu

'Bulawayo artists are marginalised,' says Raisedon Baya

19 November 2014 | 2661 Views
Artists from the Matabeleland region continue to face serious challenges in the industry as they are still struggling to deal with regional and tribal marginalisation and a lack local public support, ...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo24 News nominated for ZIMAA UK Award

19 November 2014 | 4637 Views
LONDON - Bulawayo24 News has been nominated for this year's Zimbabwe Music and Arts Awards (ZIMAA UK)'s 2014 Media Group of the year award.A record number of nominees for this year's ZIMAA ...

by Staff reporter

Obediah Matulana releases Christmas DVD

16 October 2014 | 3453 Views
Bulawayo-based musician Obediah Matulana has released his long awaited six-track debut DVD titled:  Zihlangele Volume O.M 1.The dvd was launched on October 4 in  Bulawayo and is now ...

by Staff reporter

US firm makes money off Zimbabwe concept

14 October 2014 | 4133 Views
United States transport sharing company Lyft plans to go international in 2015 and is currently involved in conversations with governments around the world. Lyft is a peer to peer ride sh...

by Staff reporter

Matabeleland Fashion Week celebrates fashion contributors

07 October 2014 | 2882 Views
MATABELELAND FASHION WEEK which exists to showcase fashion and cultural trends of the people of Matabeleland. With primary purpose is to empower people, societies, businesses and the community to appr...

by Hunnar Management Agency

'He is a man of God and we cannot mess with him' Bev's manager says

06 October 2014 | 2278 Views
Sexy Angels lead dancer Beverly "Bev" Sibanda has reportedly apologised to Prophetic Healing and Deliverance leader Walter Magaya and has promised to stop saying negative things about him.Bev'...

by Staff Reporter

Omkhula, the funniest guys I have ever seen

28 September 2014 | 5196 Views
NOW that the Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo 2014 edition has successfully come and gone, leaving the city with an "unforgettable" stamp of the beauty of the performing arts, I would like to take th...

by Christopher Mlalazi

Intwasa set to liven Bulawayo night life

21 September 2014 | 2813 Views
BULAWAYO will this Tuesday reverberate into song and dance as Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo roars into life, marking a decade of bringing rich and exciting arts events to the city and livening its...

by Pabalelo Tlou

Afrika Revenge reunites

16 September 2014 | 3467 Views
Award winning duo of Willis "Afrika" Kachambwa and Mehluli "Taz" Moyo who make up the group Afrika Revenge are set to reunite this year with a special performance on October 3 at the Zimbabwe Music Aw...

by Sophia Chese

Nobuntu dispels 'death' rumors

10 September 2014 | 5225 Views
BULAWAYO five-female member a-ccapella ensemble Nobuntu has allayed fears the group could be crumbling amid fears that the group had gone silent following the departure of their two members Clair...

by Hangoyapalala waTjibundule

Iyasa set to collaborate with Austrian group

18 August 2014 | 1959 Views
BULAWAYO's much travelled arts ensemble Iyasa are back in the country after a five month long tour in Australia.They arrived back in the country last Sunday. The group which has dazzled m...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo born musician makes waves in UK

01 August 2014 | 4414 Views
BULAWAYO-BORN musician Nomthandazo Dube, aka Nommie, is making waves in the United Kingdom with her latest hit single receiving rave views on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)'s Introduction...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean boy revels in Soul Brothers music

26 July 2014 | 10698 Views
BORN in Makokoba, Bulawayo, Soul Brothers drummer, Donald Kudzanayi Shumba joined the legendary group by chance.He is celebrating four years with one of Southern Africa's best known music grou...

by Lovemore Dube

Oskido seeks talent

17 July 2014 | 4553 Views
IT is hard to talk about the history of South African music without mentioning Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa, better known as Oskido.Having launched musical heavyweights such as Boom Shaka, Bong...

by Staff reporter

Zim film - Madlela S'khobokhobo power - trailer released - Video

15 July 2014 | 3947 Views
Shilolo Entertainment has release a trailer of its smashing debut film/comedy production titled; Madlela: Skhobokhobo Power which portrays the life of Zimbabweans living in South Africa.The c...

by Arts reporter

Joyous Celebration member deported from Zimbabwe

14 July 2014 | 7762 Views
Spumelele Mbambo, a member of award - winning South African gospel outfit Joyous Celebration Choir, was deported on arrival at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Airport last Thursday for flouting Zimbabwe's immigr...

by Staff reporter

Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo celebrations SA

14 July 2014 | 3700 Views
It's that time of the year again when we celebrate the life of our Fallen Hero.... Every year we honor the life of a great Icon Umdala wethu umafukufuku. ...

by Arts reporter

Bulawayo-born actress breaks into Nollywood

13 July 2014 | 7966 Views
Two years ago Bulawayo-born Samantha Ncube, now based in the United Kingdom, got involved in the acting industry by chance.Samantha's cousin recommended her to the director of a Zimbabwean pro...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo model for Toronto Africa Fashion Week

06 July 2014 | 4072 Views
BULAWAYO born internationally acclaimed and award-winning high-end fashion magazine model — Tholakele Dlamini - has been invited to participate in this year's prestigious Africa Fashion Week to be h...

by Peter Matika

Zim animated comedy to be launched in Bulawayo

04 July 2014 | 4322 Views
The City of Kings (Bulawayo)'s first ever animated comedy titled  the Bulawayo Show is set to be launched at the  beginning of next month after realisation that Zimbabwe lagged behind in ani...

by Staff reporter

Bulawayo disappointed over Miss Zimbabwe

29 June 2014 | 4950 Views
FOR more than a decade now it has become more of a right, ritual and norm for Bulawayo to land and retain the prestigious Miss Zimbabwe title or even secure a top spot among the winners in the modell...

by Peter Matika

Tsholotsho born Isibaya actor gives back

25 June 2014 | 8334 Views
HIGH-RIDING Isibaya actor Ernest Ndlovu at the weekend told artistes from Matabeleland based in South Africa that they have to believe in themselves if they are to make it in the showbiz industry....

by Staff reporter

Majaivana returns

22 June 2014 | 6678 Views
One of legendary Lovemore Majaivana's sons has promised to take over the torch from the exiled musician after releasing a six-track album that contains a remix of the all-time hit Umoya Wami....

by Staff reporter

Former Miss Zimbabwe disappointed

22 June 2014 | 6364 Views
FORMER Miss Zimbabwe Bongani Dhlakama has expressed disappointment over the decision by the Miss Zimbabwe 2014 organisers to  ignore her in the pageant's proceedings.The former beauty qu...

by Bekezela Tshuma

Skuza to launch album

20 June 2014 | 2881 Views
Renowned tjibilika musician Chase Skuza will, at the end of this  month, release his long awaited eight-track album titled Uphawu luka Skuza.Skuza Thursday told The Zimbabwe Mail that Uph...

by Staff reporter

Jeys Marabini leaves for Europe

13 June 2014 | 4125 Views
POPULAR jazz sensation Majahawodwa "Jeys Marabini" Ndlovu yesterday left the country for a month long tour of Europe.He will tour Austria, Germany and Hungary with his full band. The jazz per...

by Simbarashe Mutizwa

Majaivana releases album

11 June 2014 | 5017 Views
THE son of legendary musician Lovemore Majaivana, Derick, is following the footsteps of his revered father with the scheduled release next week of his debut six-track album titled Bayamemeza.I...

by Arts reporter

Shongwe and Khuphuka set to perform at ZITF in Bulawayo

09 June 2014 | 4914 Views
South African-based gospel group Shongwe and Khuphuka Saved are set to perform at a family gospel show that is billed for June 14 at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair, featuring local gospel artis...

by Staff reporter

Residents give Tafi a 'taste of his medicine'

31 May 2014 | 17020 Views
Yesterday, Bulawayo residents came in their multitudes to show solidarity with blind musician Tafi Dube who recently lost his wife.For the better part of two decades Tafi has been singing his...

by Staff Reporter

Taffie Dube to hold 1-hour solidarity show today at 1:30PM

29 May 2014 | 6090 Views
BULAWAYO'S own 'Don Williams', Tafirenyika Dube's wife, Gertrude, died last week Friday after a short illness at Mpilo Central Hospital and was buried on Sunday in her rural home of Wedza.She...

by Bongani Ndlovu

Tafi Dube's wife is no more

29 May 2014 | 16561 Views
URGENT,URGENT, PLIZ SPREAD ACROSS ALL SOCIAL NETWORKS N WORD OF MOUTHDear Bulawayo it is with a heavy heart that I let u know that one of our bright Bulawayo colours is no more....

by Lwandlolubanzi Keith Ndebele

Chigubhu's brings Bulawayo Night Of A Thousand Laughs BACK!

27 May 2014 | 6014 Views
Clive Chigubhu better known for his audience participatory chant Yeee Yeeh, dates Bulawayo for yet another Bulawayo night of a thousand laughs scheduled for 30 May 2014 at the Rainbow cinema City One ...

by Butshilo Nleya

Young Majaivana struggling to fit into his father's boots

24 May 2014 | 6177 Views
LOVEMORE Majaivana's eldest son, Derrick Tshuma, seems to be struggling to fit into his father's musical boots as the up-and-coming musician has failed to release his long awaited debut album titled B...

by Emmanuel Ndlovu

Low turn out at Zahara's Bulawayo show

11 May 2014 | 7111 Views
Less than 200 people attended the Zahara Show at Bulawayo's Amphitheatre on Saturday night.The acclaimed South African singer however did not disappoint her fans as she...

by Staff Reporter

Zahara to serenade Bulawayo tomorrow evening

09 May 2014 | 5783 Views
SOUTH African award-winning singer Zahara will serenade Bulawayo tomorrow evening when she takes part in the Green Concert at the Amphitheatre.The show will feature Diana Samkange and Cynth...

by Staff reporter

Black Umfolosi set to tour Canada

29 April 2014 | 4745 Views
Internationally renowned Bulawayo -based imbube outfit, Black Umfolosi, is scheduled for a tour abroad late October this year.Black Umfolosi, which has hogged the limelight with post-independe...

by Cristabel Kaonza

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