BULAWAYO-BASED Amakhosi Cultural Theatre has survived closure after city fathers agreed to exempt the arts centre from paying rates to the local authority amid indications water supplies had already been cut over outstanding payments, Southern Eye has learnt.

ORGANISERS of the Zimbabwe International Film Festival Trust (ZIFFT) said the Smartphone Short Film Competition, launched two months ago, have unearthed rich untapped filmmaking talent among youths from across the country.

LOCAL poet, Edward Dzonze popularly known as Nameless Radio Station says he has resurrected the late renowned poet, Dambudzo Marechera, with his new poetry collection titled Breakfast with Marechera in which he claims to have adopted the celebrated poet’s writing style.

A play by a Zimbabwean writer has been shortlisted for the 2018 edition of the BBC Radio International Playwriting Contest.

INDEPENDENT electoral watchdog, Election Resource Centre (ERC), has described artistes as key players in disseminating election-related messages through their various acts, which include music and theatre.

YOUTHS from Plumtree recently pooled together $497 and R3 300 following the #PartyForACause initiative organised by Toundtainment which would be used to purchase materials for use at Plumtree District Hospital maternity and children’s wards.