Chief of Staff in Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's office, Ian Makone, caught out with his wife, Co-Home Affiars Minister, Theresa Makone, at an arts auction to raise money for the Chimanimani Arts Festival.
When I saw the advert for South African musician Bongeziwe Mabandla’s show, I like many people, am sure, was wondering who this guy is. I had never heard of him at all and had a battle of wills about whether to go or not.
Legendary Township Jazz group, Bulawayo Kwela, performs in Harare this evening with a guest appearance by Albert Nyathi in an intimate outdoor concert that will chill the summer heat- especially if you’re sipping on a cold one while you tap your feet to the music.
Gaming consoles will join large screens as portals into the world of animation when the third edition of the Zimbabwe Festival of Afrikan Inspired Animation (ZIMFAIA) fast forwards into motion in Harare this week.
We got a sneak listen to South African Afro-Folk Music singer Bongeziwe Mabandla in rehearsal this afternoon and immediately fell in love with his voice. He reminded us of the Swazi soul sensation, Bholoja.
It’s back! The second edition of the Shoko Festival is set for September and will this year host artists from South Africa, Botswana, Senegal, Germany, United Kingdom and the United States of America, among others.
They are known as SOUL, an acronym for Singers of United Lands. Four talented musicians from four different countries. They have toured the world sharing their diverse musical offering. This week they land in Harare.
John Vlismas, the irreverent, award-winning, South African comedian, who’s actually Zimbabwean by birth, and loves to laugh at both countries, returns to Harare to lead the pack of funny men at the Shoko Festival comedy night next week.