Noxolo Dlamini puts TV allure on hold for theatre

After launching her name with hit musical Sarafina! in 2017, actress and musician Noxolo Dlamini is not rushing to launch her TV and film career. Unlike her peers who will die to land a role in local soapies and dramas, Dlamini wants to build her theatre profile first. The sultryContinue Reading

Join music masters for a night of jazz at The Westcliff

Jazz on the Hill is an opportunity to enjoy unparalleled performances from musicians at the top of their craft. On June 23, Jazz on the Hill in Johannesburg will host greats Feya Faku and the Jeff “Siege” Siegel Quartet. The event starts at 5pm. Celebrated artist and trumpeter Faku, whoContinue Reading

Let us not do it just for instant fame, gospel diva advises fellow musicians

LISA DUDUZILE BULAWAYO – Award-winning Zimbabwean gospel musician Lorraine Maplanka Stot this week said some artists in the genre were losing essence because they were in it to seek instant fame. Speaking about her two Bulawayo Arts Awards nominations, Stot said there was need to do things for the rightContinue Reading


South Africa: Robert Marawa hints at ‘sexual harassment’ cover-up after SuperSport fires him via SMS

Controversial Twitter account @AdvBarryRoux claims to know the inside details of an alleged sex scandal, which he believes Marawa was dismissed for trying to bring to light. On Thursday evening, popular sportscaster shocked fans by posting a message on Twitter saying had been axed from SuperSport via SMS. The veteranContinue Reading


Zodwa Wabantu makes bold move, proposes before Ben10 could baulk

Eat your hearts out, ladies, Ntobeko Linda is off the market. This after Zodwa Wabantu popped the question to her lifetime bae. Zodwa Wabantu took to Instagram on Sunday to share a video of her going down on one knee at Eyadini Lounge, in Durban, and asking Ntobeko to marry her.Continue Reading


Top American actor Forest Whitaker to star in Emmerson Mnangagwa documentary

Zimbabwe-born United States-based actress Danai Gurira and American actor Forest Whitaker will join local stars for the upcoming documentary, ‘‘The Rise of Emmerson Mnangagwa’’. The film is being produced by Tatenda Gate and directed by Zimbabwe-born United Kingdom-based Kenny Gasa. According to the producer, the film is now on itsContinue Reading


Being a prostitute is not a crime, says Nigerian actress

Ahead of the cinema release of the new movie which she stars in, ‘Heaven’s Hell’, on May 10, 2019, Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe-Etim has condemned the alleged sexual harassment of women labelled a prostitutes by police officers after a raid on an Abuja night club. She disclosed this on SaturdayContinue Reading


Zimbabwe: Alpha Media Holdings online radio a hit at ZITF

Lisa Duduzile BULAWAYO – One of Zimbabwe’s leading independent media house, Alpha Media Holdings, made waves during its debut appearance at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair which ended in Bulawayo at the weekend – getting inundation of visitors at the stand of its online radio and television broadcasting platform, HeartContinue Reading


SA and Zimbabwe musicians band together for Cyclone Idai victims

PRETORIA – South African music stars, promoters and Zimbabwean artists have come together to pledge their support for victims of tropical cyclone Idai that hit  Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, last month. The artists have committed to collecting non-perishable food, clothes, and water from the public to assist the victims inContinue Reading


Why Zimbabwean artists will die poor

Clayton Masekesa MUTARE – Outspoken musician Hosiah Chipanga has said despite having a new government headed by Emerson Mnangagwa and a new arts and recreation minister, Kirsty Coventry, artists in Zimbabwe will continue to wallow in poverty because of inheriting the poor governance system from the previous government headed byContinue Reading