Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe continues to attract influential people from around the world with the latest being Tommy Hilfiger brand label designer, Mr Thomas Jacob Hilfiger, who arrived in the country to celebrate his 71st birthday.

Staff Reporter

Rockford Josphat popularly known as “Roki” in the music circles, recorded a song with the Rhumba star, Kofi Olomide from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Tanzanian BET award winner, Rayvany, under the Passion Java Records and the song has received over two million views on YouTube, something that is giving the MDC-A members sleepless nights.

Staff Reporter Patati Patata surpass two million views

Journalist and political activist Hopewell Chin’ono was left with an egg on the face when his attempts to discredit award-winning artist Roki and Koffi Olomide’s new song, Patati Patata, was largely ignored by Zimbabweans.

Staff Reporter

The late former Studio 263 actress, Anne Nhira popularly known as Vimbai Jari, who passed on in South Africa due to injuries sustained during a robbery, has been awarded a State-assisted funeral.

by Staff Reporter

A local youth empowerment organization, Elevate Trust has donated an assortment of personal protective equipment (PPEs) to schools in Matabeleland South Province under their initiative dubbed “Safe Schools Campaign.”

by Christopher Makaza

Close to 3000 beneficiaries of the ZWL$10 million COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund are set to receive their money soon, once all the paper work involved is concluded, the Ministry of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation has said.

By Takunda Chimwaka

Government has reaffirmed its position to promote and support the Music and Arts industry in Zimbabwe citing that it can contribute to the country’s GDP, Harare post reports.

The voting platform for the National Arts Merit Awards (Nama) People’s Choice has been opened and will run until the awards night on March 22, 2019.

South Africa's Soweto Gospel Choir has won the Best World Music Album at the Grammys award ceremony in Los Angeles in the US.

It was the group's third win on its fifth nomination in the same category.

The award winning album Freedom was recorded in June 2018 as part of the group's tribute to the 100 Years of Mandela celebrations.

Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid campaigner who became South Africa's first black president, died in 2013 aged 95, last year's event marked what would have been his 100th birthday.

The Soweto Gospel Choir winning album features a selection of South African struggle songs including what Channel24 describes as a "scintillating" version of Johnny Clegg's Asimbonanga.

 South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa tweeted his congratulations to the group:

President Cyril Ramaphosa @CyrilRamaphosa

"Congratulations to the Soweto Gospel Choir for being awarded the Best World Music album for ‘Freedom’ at the #GRAMMYs. This is the choir’s third Grammy award and we thank them for telling our story to the world and flying the flag high." – BBC