Young Igwe loses key band members

Image result for peter moyoHARARE – Sungura musician Peter “Young Igwe” Moyo has been deserted by long-serving manager Suko Dube and sound engineer Robert Gomba due to financial problems reportedly affecting the band’s operations.

Dube, who also doubled up as Young Igwe’s sound engineer, confirmed his departure from Utakataka Express but unwilling to shed more light on why he quit.

“Yes, I left. I just decided to take a rest,” was all the veteran manager, who worked with Young Igwe’s late father — Tongai Moyo-as manager and sound engineer, could say. Read more

‘Nudes circulating on Social Media are not mine’- Tinopona Katsande

Radio and television personality Tinopona ‘Tin Tin’ Katsande has come out guns blazing following reports on various social media sites that her nudes were circulating, something she says is a total lie as she doesn’t want to relive the same nightmare she went through four years ago.

In 2012, Tin Tin and her then boyfriend Brian Munjodzi recorded a sex tape that was leaked to the public after her phone was allegedly stolen from her. Read more

Tuku denied US Visa

Internationally-acclaimed musician Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi has been forced to cancel his United States of America tour, after being denied a visa at the US Embassy in Harare as his shows coincide with a summit of musicians from Sudan, Somalia, and Libya – countries whose citizens have been barred from visiting the US by President Donald Trump.

Successive US presidents, namely George W Bush and most recently Barrack Obama and now Trump have always treated Zimbabwe as a rogue state with no democracy while accusing President Robert Mugabe of running his government autocratically. They also accused Mugabe of cheating his way into State House. Read more

Jah Prayzah finds replacement for Baba Harare

Jah Prayzah has replaced Baba Harare with a talented guitarist from Gweru – 26-year-old Brian Tsiga.

Tsiga said he has always been an instrumentalist who had not been able to break through into the main stream entertainment because his home city has a few people who are into music.

“I started playing the lead guitar for local musicians in Gweru among them Samukoko. I am the one who played the lead for him on his album and I also played for a guy called Yulesis, these were the only people who were into music in Gweru,” he said. Read more

Hollywood actor Tom Cruise loses mum

Mary Lee South, the mother of Hollywood star, actor, Tom Cruise, has died. Mrs South who has battled with health issues in recent years died peacefully in her sleep last week at the age of 80.

She was given a memorial service at her local Church of Scientology this past weekend with Tom Cruise and his sisters Lee Ann DeVette, 57, Cass Mapother, 55, and Marian Henry, 52, all in attendance.

Ms Face Zimbabwe re-launched

Image result for ms face zimbabweThe Ms Face Zimbabwe pageant for the disabled has been re-launched after a decade of absence giving a chance to models with disability who were previously excluded from beauty contests to explore more empowerment opportunities.

A training workshop for people with disability on manicure and pedicure was held yesterday (Friday) as a forerunner to the re-launch of Ms Face Zimbabwe for the disabled the same day. Read more

“Marriage will ruin my career“ – Ninja Lipsy

HARARE – Zimdancehall artiste Tendazvaitwa Chitimbe popularly known as Ninja Lipsy believes marrying now might jeopardise her musical career.

Although she is in a steady relationship, Lipsy said her marriage is not an achievement at all; hence it is not part of her list of priorities in life.

Once rumoured to be dating Ninja President Winky D after the two collaborated on hit song Taitirana the singer told the Daily News instead of people concentrating on her love life, they should expect new and exciting musical projects from her. Read more

Adele dedicates her album of the year Grammy to Beyoncé: ‘I can’t possibly accept this’

adele grammys album of yearAdele took home the biggest two awards of the night at the Grammys, winning both record of the year for “Hello” and album of the year for “25,” but not even the singer herself was sure she deserved both awards.

When the 28-year-old singer took the Grammy stage for album of the year, she was taken aback, telling the audience that she felt the award belonged to Beyoncé for her visual album, “Lemonade.” Read more

Tuku mends relationship with daughters

HARARE – Superstar Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi has posted a picture on social media showing his three daughters Sandra, Sybil and Selmor whom he has of late been accused of denying love.

The Facebook picture was accompanied by a statement “Children are a gift from God. Proud of my beautiful daughters.”

Over the years they have been rumours of a rift between him and his daughters, Selmor and Sandra. Read more

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