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A world through cartoon lenses

A world through cartoon lenses

Independent producers such as Mfundi Vundla (Generations) and Duma Ndlovu (Muvhango) access its facilities and produce riveting world-class content which generates revenue for the institution while creating many jobs.

ZimPraise concert: Memorable night

ZimPraise concert: Memorable night

Crowds stampede ZimPraise concert
I have a backstage pass so don’t hussle me, “brethren”. Yeah, check that with your boss. Let things slide and let me see what the madness I saw outside is all about.

Heavy hitters oversee Wene music awards panel

Heavy hitters oversee Wene music awards panel

LAST week I mentioned the introduction of the new music awards Wene. At a Harare press conference earlier in the week, Rooftop Promotions board director Ray Mawerera announced the six-member awards adjudicators’ board.

Nollywood dominates Africa Magic awards

Nollywood dominates Africa Magic awards

IT was obvious on Saturday night that the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) had an Oscar awards sheen or affectation to them.

Children hold nation’s future

Children hold nation’s future

SOMETIMES the things I write about don’t sit well with some people. Still, because the column’s following is growing, I am persuaded that this column is resonating with many.

Nigerian pop ingénue Dencia fronts deprodom!

Nigerian pop ingénue Dencia fronts deprodom!

I HAVE to kick off this week with something disturbing because for all our braggadocio and so called independence as a people in Africa, we seem to suffer from a serious identity problem.

Dawning of a new day?

Dawning of a new day?

THE RECENTLY held Nama awards were successful in the main in spite of the two glitches which have already been mentioned elsewhere.

House Rebels breaking new ground

House Rebels breaking new ground

Notwithstanding, I just can’t let go of the drama surrounding our country’s prophets precisely because it seems to have become a cultural thing for men of the cloth to set up churches and win converts quite possibly via all manner of gimmickry eg targeting celebrities.

It’s a black tie affair at show stealing Namas !

It’s a black tie affair at show stealing Namas !

THE dress code is formal and our glitterati will be decked out in all their formal finery at the Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel.

Robbers thieving, saints preaching!

Robbers thieving, saints preaching!

ALLOW me this opportunity dear readers as I have a few axes to grind. It seems to me that writing only about the arts and culture is somewhat an indulgence I can ill-afford at the moment.

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