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Shoko Festival 2024 unveils electrifying line-up for 14th edition

 The Shoko Festival returns for its 14th edition end of September with acts such as Nadia Nakai, Master H and Tamy Moyo headlining a mouth-watering extravaganza of music and art. The country’s biggest urban cultural jubilee will roar into life…

Dorcas Moyo nominated for prestigious African award

GOSPEL musician Dorcas Moyo has been nominated for the Africa Best Female Gospel Musician Award slated for August. Moyo is representing Zimbabwe at the prestigious Christian Legendary and Impact Makers Awards (CLIMA). CLIMA celebrates God’s Kingdom and unity of Christ…

Condolences pour in for veteran actress “Mai Rwizi”

Condolences have started pouring in for veteran actress Susan Chenjerai, who is famous for her role as Mai Rwizi in popular yesteryear drama series “Mukadota’’. Her daughter Maylene confirmed the loss. Chenjerai died at the age of 83. In a…

Anibal launches Maria Wenyu in fashionable way

EUROPEAN Union ambassador to Zimbabwe, Jobst von Kirchmann has described Mary Anibal as a young lady with innate talent, who if groomed, could be a good representative of African musical arts stardom. Speaking on the sidelines of the Maria Wenyu…

Rising musician found solace in music

BUDDING afro-fusion hip-hop artiste Tadiwanashe Tobve, whose stage name is Kee Wave, says music helped him manoeuvre daily struggles. The 20-year-old, who hails from Budiriro, told NewsDay Life & Style that he was a victim of bullying in secondary school…

Winky D’s “Love Quartet” EP Turns Into A “Night Of Wonders”

Harare | The Zimbabwean music scene witnessed a night of wonders as Winky D, the esteemed Gaffa President, unveiled his latest EP titled “Love Quartet.” The timing of this release coincided with Prophet Passion Java’s highly anticipated Night of Wonders…

Bulawayo councillors clash over US$300k budget for arts festival

 Bulawayo mayor David Coltart abruptly left a meeting of the city’s finance committee after a row erupted over the planned spending of US$300,000 on the Bulawayo Arts Festival in June, ZimLive has learnt. Tempers flared in the April 23 meeting…

Conservationist lands funding for conservation films

CONSERVATIONIST Kudzanai Dhliwayo is among 10 African filmmakers to receive support from in collaboration with African Wildlife Foundation to develop conservation films from an authentic African perspective. These filmmakers will share their own experiences in order to change people’s view…

Organisers promise tight security at Byo Shut Down gig

SECURITY will be a priority at the eminent Bulawayo  Shut Down gig this weekend, organisers of the event have said. The annual festivity, now on its seventh edition, is anticipated to top all the previous six after attracting a significant network of…

Holy Ten Attacks Tinashe Mutarisi Over Saintfloew’s Management

In a recent development in the Zimbabwean hip hop scene, renowned artist Holy Ten, also known as “Mujaya,” has publicly criticized businessman Tinashe Mutarisi regarding the management of fellow hip hop singer SaintFloew. The controversy unfolded when Holy Ten took…

Doek & Slay Now The Most Talked About Event In Zimbabwe – ‘Woman Goes Viral Dancing On Stage’

Doek and Slay is now probably the most attended event in the whole of Zimbabwe considering the numbers that we saw at their Mutare show. The number of women, who are attending to this event, are now simply staggering. It…

Takura Speaks After Winning Battle Against Drug Abuse – ‘Davido Collabo On The Cards’

Rapper Takura Shonhayi says he is now in a good space after winning his battle against drug abuse. The rapper, who was in rehabilitation for five weeks, said he is now ready to collaborate with Nigerian superstar Davido. He told…

TV Star Exposes Adultery Affair In Chilling Confession – ‘I WAS THE SIDE CHICK’

A television star’s adulterous affair with a married man has been exposed and the fallout has been dramatic with threats of abortion, questions about qualifications and a whole lot of dirty stuff. Nabeelah Jogee has been having an illicit romantic…

MMA Fighter Themba Gorimbo Authorised To Represent Nation In Official Colors

MMA fighter Themba Gorimbo has received official approval to proudly represent Zimbabwe in his sport. After previously competing under the South African flag, Gorimbo’s dedication has been recognised by the Minister of Sports, Recreation, Arts, and Culture, Kirsty Coventry. In…

Mabvuku MP Scott Sakupwanya Faces Questions Regarding His New Football Club Name

In an effort to give young people possibilities, Mabvuku MP Scott Sakupwanya founded a new football team in his district. This is a huge step forward. The team, called Scottland FC, intends to play football in Division One. Sakupwanya announced…

Alick Macheso Donates Groceries And A Water Tank To Kutenda Children’s Home

Sungura music icon Alick Macheso made a heartwarming gesture yesterday by donating groceries and a Jojo Tank to the Kutenda Children’s Home in Bindura. Sharing the news on social media, Macheso expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to give back…

Being multi-lingual lifted us: Fusion 5 Mangwiro

IT is quite common to introduce a popular music group as outspoken and star laden. For the 2024 nominated Kora Awards Best African Group Urban Music Category, multi-award-winning musical trio, Fusion 5 Mangwiro Band,  it is all about its innovative…

Parents’ support nurtures talent

ONE of the most fortunate things in life is having parents that support their children’s dreams. There have been reports of parents that forced their children to follow certain career paths that they were not interested in. Families that recognise…

Watch As Sniper Storm Speaks On Winky D, Chipo Muchegwa, Zanu PF Ties!

Sniper Storm’s journey to prominence is a testament to his resilience and talent. Born Donald Chirisa, he rose from humble beginnings to become one of the most influential figures in Zimbabwean music. His early forays into music were marked by…

Alick Macheso’s Lead Dancer, Majuice Speaks Out About Late Arrival At Work And Suspension

The music scene recently witnessed a stir as Alick Macheso, renowned musician and bandleader, made the decision to suspend Selemani ‘Majuice’ Mpochi, his longtime lead dancer, citing repeated tardiness as the reason behind the disciplinary action. Majuice, a familiar face…