Articles Posted July 2011

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    Tuku needs support

    HARARE – Last month Harare’s Jazz 105 celebrated the appointment of superstar musician Oliver Mtukudzi as Unicef’s Regional Goodwill Ambassador for eastern and southern Africa. During the celebrations at a packed concert at Jazz 105, Tuku performed solo alongside music comedian Kireni Zulu. Fans braved the wintry whether to cheer Tuku’s appointment and the superstar [...]

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    All set for Free the Airwaves concert

    The Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Zimbabwe will on Saturday partner with the Artists for Democracy in Zimbabwe Trust in staging a “Free the Airwaves Now” concert to push for liberalisation of the broadcasting sector in the country. Tabani Moyo, Misa Zimbabwe advocacy officer, said the concert would be held at Warren Park 1 [...]

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    IYASA opens new markets in Asia

    Iyasa Dance Group ACCLAIMED dance act, IYASA’s flirtation with Europe for the past decade has earned them a cutting edge, enabling them to open up new markets in Asia. The group embarked on their first tour to Europe in 2001 and has since then held overseas tours every year. The group’s director Nkululeko Dube said [...]

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    Mafikizolo set for London reunion

    London-bound … Mafikizolo performing on Mzansi Magic last Friday Reunion … Theo and Nhlanhla SOUTH African Afro-pop duo Mafikizolo arrived in London on Friday for their first full gig in four years. Nhanhla Nciza and Theo Kgosinkwe, who have both been pursuing solo projects, announced last December that they were working on a new album [...]

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    Woman grows nipple – on her foot

    You can’t make up stories more strange than those that come from real-life… Lily Allen proudly showed hers off on television, Mark Wahlberg’s famous for his and just last week, Zac Efron was forced to deny he has two. But a 22-year-old woman has trumped them all – by growing a full-sized extra nipple on [...]

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    Dewani still too sick for court

    South African authorities are battling to get Dewani back here to stand trial for the alleged murder of his new bride on their honeymoon A British man accused of organising his wife’s murder during their honeymoon in South Africa was deemed too ill to attend his extradition hearing at a court in London on Monday. [...]

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    Olivia Charamba owes it to husband

    HARARE – Gospel music song bird, Olivia Charamba popularly known as Amai Charamba by her legion of fans never imagined she could sing professionally as she wanted to be an electrician or work in the Christian missionary serving God. “I wanted to be an electrician after school or a missionary but God did not award [...]

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    Tsotsis got away with DJ Cleo’s TV sets and a PC with his music

    DJ Cleo’s house in Weltevreden Park resembled a scene from a Bad Boyz II movie, with police exchanging fire with four armed men who’d burgled his crib. One suspect was fatally wounded in the shooting, which lasted for about 30 minutes, by a police officer. The other three escaped unharmed. We are told the suspects, [...]

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    Beyonce loses voice

    R&B superstar Beyoncé was forced to cut short a special TV concert taping on Thursday after she began losing her voice. The singer began filming A Night With Beyoncé at a London studio on Wednesday, belting out hits such as Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It), Crazy In Love, Irreplaceable and Halo, as well [...]

  • Phakela shows no mercy

    Phakela shows no mercy

    Apologetic: Mercy Phakela says she made a mistake Over-the-hill 1980s bubblegum music exponent Mercy Phakela lost her cool and allegedly stabbed dancer Given Lesotho yesterday. Lesotho is in the troupe of another singer, Tina, who was in Limpopo to perform. The drama unfolded at a guesthouse in Polokwane, Limpopo, where Tina and her dancers were [...]