By Farai Mutsaka For the first time in his life, Gift Livingstone Sango, 65, saw a painting by his father depicting Jesus as a Black man. “My father used to draw...
In this instalment of 'Stories from Dangamvura', Chris Kabwato returns to the venues that once hosted some of Zimbabwe's most loved musicians. It's not quite the same. The music has left, and so has the glory days...
By Chris Kabwato Over recent weeks, it has been pleasing to follow the nostalgic conversations on Twitter about the Zimbabwean music and artists of yesteryear. It brought to my mind my...
By Ranga Mberi The music journey of Zexie Manatsa, the Zimbabwean icon who has died of cancer at age 78, starts with two gifted brothers - and two stolen guitars.
A fascinating collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures by young Zimbabwean artists has gone on display after being recovered from the basement of a Shoreditch church. They were all made in the 1940s and stored in St Michael and All...
Everything about “Cook Off” was a long shot. The film’s plot, for one. It told a story of near-impossible odds, following a single mother and amateur chef as she duked it out with an...
When Dominic Benhura started creating traditional Zimbabwean stone sculptures as a teenager four decades ago, he never imagined that art would bring him fame or fortune. Born to a peasant family in 1968 in Murewa, 90...
On a Friday night back in March 2018, Daves Guzha sat inside Theatre in the Park, smiling proudly as roars of laughter rang from the sold out crowd that had come in to watch “Operation Restore Regasi”.
A lot has been said about the influence of Congolese and East African musicians on Zimbabwean music. We know about rhumba and Kanindo, and how they gave Sungura to Zimbabwe. We know about the Congolese guys...
By Mike Murenzvi In Zimbabwe, when we hear the word hero, it invokes two things: the person is deceased and they contributed to the liberation struggle. Over the past 25...
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